Secretary, Maryland Population 2024

468

Secretary is a city located in Dorchester County Maryland. Secretary has a 2024 population of 468. Secretary is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 470 in 2020.

The average household income in Secretary is $76,289 with a poverty rate of 9.81%. The median age in Secretary is 32.8 years: 33.5 years for males, and 31.5 years for females.

Secretary Demographics

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

  • White: 76.17%
  • Other race: 18.54%
  • Two or more races: 5.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,606.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.43% (-2)
The current population of Secretary, Maryland is 468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 470.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48976.17%
Other race11918.54%
Two or more races335.14%
Black or African American10.16%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Secretary Population by Race

Secretary Population Pyramid 2024

Secretary Median Age

32.8

Total

33.5

Male

31.5

Female

Secretary Adults

There are 421 adults, (63 of whom are seniors) in Secretary.

Secretary Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Secretary Sex Ratio

Female31749.38%
Male32550.62%

Secretary Population by Age

Secretary Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All214361.738.3
Married934.2764.535.5
Non Family751.3165.334.7
Female412.4456.143.9
Male59.40100

3.68

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Secretary Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade287.31%
Associates Degree307.83%
Bachelors Degree318.09%
Graduate Degree236.01%
High School Graduate22358.22%
Less Than 9th Grade51.31%
Some College4311.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Secretary Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Secretary Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White31229948
Hispanic66466
Other Race46290
2+ Races13103
Black110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 23.08%.

Secretary Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$83,125$0$83,125
High School Graduate$35,909$35,000$36,579
Less Than 9th Grade$48,750$48,750$0
Overall$36,941$36,830$37,105
Some College$43,214$65,673$40,625

$36,941

Average Earnings

$36,830

Average Male

$37,105

Average Female

Secretary Earnings by Educational Attainment

Secretary Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Secretary Language

75.81% of Secretary residents speak only English, while 24.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.03% of the population.

Secretary Language

Secretary Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4676213.28%

9.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.97%

Male Poverty Rate

13.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Secretary

The race most likely to be in poverty in Secretary is White, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Secretary is White, with 13.28% 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 7.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.03%.

Secretary Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.81%
High School9.87%
Less Than 9th Grade6.06%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Secretary Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed8.59%
Female Unemployed0%

Secretary Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Secretary Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,932$88,871
Households$66,458$76,289
Married Families$91,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,375$49,925

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Secretary Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Secretary Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Secretary Marriage

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

Secretary Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Secretary Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

21

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam10
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War2
Korea0
World War II0

Secretary Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 546
55 to 645
75+2
18 to 340

Secretary Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White236.5%

Secretary Veterans by Race

Secretary Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Secretary Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.2%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Secretary Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Secretary Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Secretary 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

59.03%

Born in Secretary

87.23%

Native Born

12.77%

Foreign Born

8.88%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.23% of Secretary residents were born in the United States, with 59.03% having been born in Maryland. 8.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Secretary Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202946700%
202846700%
2027467-1-0.21%
202646800%
202546800%
2024468-1-0.21%
202346920.43%
2022467-2-0.43%
2021469-1-0.21%
2020470-28-5.62%
2019498-1-0.2%
2018499-6-1.19%
2017505-6-1.17%
2016511-5-0.97%
2015516-1-0.19%
2014517-2-0.39%
201351900%
2012519-6-1.14%
2011525-4-0.76%
201052900%

Secretary Population by Year