La Plata is a city located in Charles County Maryland. La Plata has a 2020 population of 10,159. It is also the county seat of Charles County. La Plata is currently growing at a rate of 1.76% annually and its population has increased by 15.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,802 in 2010.
The average household income in La Plata is $114,498 with a poverty rate of 2.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,382 per month, and the median house value is $333,000. The median age in La Plata is 40.5 years, 36.8 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Platawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 85.71%.
91.60% of La Plata residents speak only English, while 8.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.36% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in La Plata is White, with 2.45% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in La Plata is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.27%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in La Plata
94.28% of La Plata residents were born in the United States, with 47.70% having been born in Maryland. 3.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.