La Vale, Maryland Population 2024

4,351

La Vale is a city located in Allegany County Maryland. La Vale has a 2024 population of 4,351. La Vale is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,486 in 2020.

The average household income in La Vale is $91,224 with a poverty rate of 2.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Vale is 44.3 years, 39.9 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

La Vale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Vale was:

  • White: 89.54%
  • Two or more races: 6.23%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 1.61%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,631.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.01% (-135)
The current population of La Vale, Maryland is 4,351 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,486.

La Vale, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,89689.54%
Two or more races2716.23%
Asian801.84%
Black or African American701.61%
Other race290.67%
Native American50.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Vale Population by Race

La Vale Population Pyramid 2024

La Vale Median Age

44.3

Total

39.9

Male

47.2

Female

La Vale Adults

There are 3,467 adults, (1,055 of whom are seniors) in La Vale.

La Vale Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

La Vale Sex Ratio

Female2,15549.53%
Male2,19650.47%

La Vale Population by Age

La Vale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9242.2684.615.4
Married9612.9590.99.1
Non Family8011.2478.821.2
Female1153.4272.227.8
Male472.5585.114.9
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Vale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Vale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Vale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 59.57%.

La Vale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,170

Average Earnings

$57,841

Average Male

$45,290

Average Female

La Vale Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Vale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Vale Language

96.59% of La Vale residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

La Vale Language

La Vale Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,8041173.08%
Asian80911.25%
Black7034.29%
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2.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.56%

Male Poverty Rate

3.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Vale

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Vale is Asian, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Vale is White, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.24%.

La Vale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.66%
High School4.05%
Some College3.79%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%
showing: 4 rows

La Vale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.12%
Male Unemployed31.03%
Female Employed2.23%
Male Employed0.44%
showing: 4 rows

La Vale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Vale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Vale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

La Vale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

La Vale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Vale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Vale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

452

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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La Vale Veterans by War

count

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La Vale Veterans by Age

count

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La Vale Veterans by Race

La Vale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Vale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

La Vale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Vale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Vale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.24%

Born in La Vale

97.54%

Native Born

2.46%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.54% of La Vale residents were born in the United States, with 70.24% having been born in Maryland. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

La Vale Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,351
20234,351
20224,351-37-0.84%
20214,388-98-2.18%
20204,4861,05730.83%
20193,42980.23%
20183,421471.39%
20173,3741374.23%
20163,237-28-0.86%
20153,2651484.75%
20143,117-35-1.11%
20133,152-96-2.96%
20123,248-53-1.61%
20113,301-250-7.04%
20103,551
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La Vale Population by Year