Allegany County, Maryland Population 2024

66,419

Allegany County, Maryland's estimated 2024 population is 66,419 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Allegany County, Maryland is the 16th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 population was 74,968 and has seen a growth of -11.4% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202964,299-424-0.66%
202864,723-424-0.65%
202765,147-424-0.65%
202665,571-424-0.64%
202565,995-424-0.64%
202466,419-424-0.63%
202366,843-424-0.63%
202267,267-424-0.63%
202167,691-264-0.39%
202067,955-2,572-3.65%
201970,527-450-0.63%
201870,977-386-0.54%
201771,363-721-1%
201672,084-417-0.58%
201572,501-550-0.75%
201473,051-551-0.75%
201373,602-364-0.49%
201273,966-614-0.82%
201174,580-388-0.52%
201074,968
199074,946-5,602-6.95%
198080,548-3,496-4.16%
197084,044-125-0.15%
196084,169-5,387-6.02%
195089,5562,5832.97%
194086,9737,8759.96%
193079,0989,16013.1%
192069,9387,52712.06%
191062,4118,71716.23%
190053,69412,12329.16%
189041,5713,5599.36%
188038,012-524-1.36%
187038,53610,18835.94%
186028,3485,57924.5%
185022,7697,07945.12%
184015,6905,08147.89%
183010,6091,95522.59%
18208,6541,74525.26%
18106,9096069.61%
18006,3031,49431.07%
17904,809-59,490-92.52%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.63% (-424)
County Website
Allegany County
County Seat
2010 Population
74,968
Area
424 mi²
Density
157 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.4% (-8,549)
Founded
December 25, 1789

Allegany County, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59,82887.77%
Black or African American4,9627.28%
Two or more races2,4463.59%
Asian6310.93%
Other race1940.28%
Native American950.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Allegany County, Maryland Population by Race

Allegany County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2024

Allegany County, Maryland Median Age

41.9

Total

40

Male

45

Female

Allegany County, Maryland Adults

There are 56,170 adults, (14,172 of whom are seniors) in Allegany County, Maryland.

Allegany County, Maryland Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Allegany County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female32,24947.31%
Male35,91252.69%

Allegany County, Maryland Population by Age

Allegany County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All27,4622.2270.129.9
Married11,7822.9487.512.5
Non Family11,6921.2456.843.2
Female2,8142.9453.246.8
Male1,1743.0168.731.3
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2.86

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Allegany County, Maryland 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

Allegany County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Allegany County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.67%.

Allegany County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,677

Average Earnings

$48,465

Average Male

$35,023

Average Female

Allegany County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Allegany County, Maryland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Allegany County, Maryland Language

96.73% of Allegany County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Allegany County, Maryland Language

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White56,8418,55915.06%
Multiple2,13946321.65%
Black82227132.97%
Hispanic97526326.97%
Asian60114323.79%
Other1699153.85%
Native683348.53%
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15.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Allegany County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Allegany County, Maryland is Other, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Allegany County, Maryland is White, with 15.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.9%.

Allegany County, Maryland Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.59%
High School15.46%
Some College13.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.13%
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Allegany County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.53%
Male Unemployed38.26%
Female Employed9.64%
Male Employed5.95%
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Allegany County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Allegany County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Allegany County, Maryland 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 55-64.

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Allegany County, Maryland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,684

Number of Veterans

4,193

Male Veterans

491

Female Veterans

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Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Allegany County, Maryland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Allegany County, Maryland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Allegany County, Maryland 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

72.88%

Born in Allegany County, Maryland

97.96%

Native Born

2.04%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.96% of Allegany County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 72.88% having been born in Maryland. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Allegany County, Maryland Place of Birth

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