North East, Maryland Population 2024

4,188

North East is a city located in Cecil County Maryland. North East has a 2024 population of 4,188. North East is currently growing at a rate of 0.6% annually and its population has increased by 2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,087 in 2020.

The average household income in North East is $107,652 with a poverty rate of 14.45%. The median age in North East is 35.8 years: 35.4 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

North East Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North East was:

  • White: 80.18%
  • Black or African American: 12.51%
  • Two or more races: 5.86%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,051.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.47% (101)
The current population of North East, Maryland is 4,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,087.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,25680.18%
Black or African American50812.51%
Two or more races2385.86%
Other race591.45%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North East Population by Race

North East Population Pyramid 2024

North East Median Age

35.8

Total

35.4

Male

36.3

Female

North East Adults

There are 2,983 adults, (365 of whom are seniors) in North East.

North East Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

North East Sex Ratio

Female1,75343.17%
Male2,30856.83%

North East Population by Age

North East Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7242.3557.842.2
Non Family8711.2158.841.2
Married4913.957822
Female3412.8623.576.5
Male214.11000

3.48

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North East Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1616.06%
Associates Degree1104.14%
Bachelors Degree39314.79%
Graduate Degree50919.16%
High School Graduate70626.57%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College77829.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North East Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North East Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2622,109763
Black274274135
2+ Races77770
Other Race44364
Hispanic44364

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.27%.

North East Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$95,250$112,801$50,625
Graduate Degree$78,672$0$78,379
High School Graduate$36,827$53,291$28,711
Less Than 9th Grade$43,321$0$0
Overall$67,103$69,179$42,158
Some College$46,420$68,917$0

$67,103

Average Earnings

$69,179

Average Male

$42,158

Average Female

North East Earnings by Educational Attainment

North East Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North East Language

94.83% of North East residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

North East Language

North East Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,25652216.03%
Black508489.45%
Multiple238177.14%

14.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North East

The race most likely to be in poverty in North East is White, with 16.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North East is Multiple, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.45%.

North East Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.83%
High School17.56%
Some College17%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

North East Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed1.99%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

North East Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North East Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$86,298$105,049
Households$85,378$107,652
Married Families$140,795$-999,999,999
Non Families$85,121$108,067

mean

median

Income by Household Type

North East Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North East Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North East 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 35-44.

North East Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North East Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

138

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War71
Vietnam67
Korea0
World War II0

North East Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5486
65 to 7434
55 to 6433
18 to 340
75+0

North East Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White823.31%
Black7119.89%

North East Veterans by Race

North East Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

North East Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

North East Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North East Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North East 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

46.69%

Born in North East

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.16% of North East residents were born in the United States, with 46.69% having been born in Maryland. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North East Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,314250.58%
20284,289250.59%
20274,264260.61%
20264,238250.59%
20254,213250.6%
20244,188250.6%
20234,163350.85%
20224,128320.78%
20214,09690.22%
20204,08749013.62%
20193,597100.28%
20183,587110.31%
20173,576-7-0.2%
20163,58360.17%
20153,57790.25%
20143,56860.17%
20133,56260.17%
20123,55670.2%
20113,549140.4%
20103,53500%
20002,733-1,581-36.65%

North East Population by Year