Charles County, Maryland Population 2020

Charles County, Maryland's estimated population is 159,451 with a growth rate of 1.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Charles County, Maryland is the 10th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018161,5032,0521.29%
2017159,4512,1151.34%
2016157,3361,6441.06%
2015155,6921,3190.85%
2014154,3731,7241.13%
2013152,6491,9891.32%
2012150,6601,4780.99%
2011149,1822,0261.38%
2010147,15646,00245.48%
1990101,15428,40339.04%
198072,75125,07352.59%
197047,67815,10646.38%
196032,5729,15739.11%
195023,4155,80332.95%
194017,6121,4468.94%
193016,166-1,539-8.69%
192017,7051,3198.05%
191016,386-1,276-7.22%
190017,6622,47116.27%
189015,191-3,357-18.10%
188018,5482,81017.85%
187015,738-779-4.72%
186016,5173552.20%
185016,1621390.87%
184016,023-1,746-9.83%
183017,7691,2697.69%
182016,500-3,745-18.50%
181020,2451,0735.60%
180019,172-1,441-6.99%
179020,6130.00%

How Many People Live in Charles County, Maryland?

159,451

Charles County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71,68145.46%
Black or African American70,04744.43%
Two or More Races8,9815.70%
Asian4,8993.11%
Some Other Race1,1500.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native8490.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.04%

Charles County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Charles County, Maryland Median Age

38.3


Total

36.3


Male

39.8


Female

Charles County, Maryland Adults

There are 119,324 adults, (18,623 of whom are seniors) in Charles County, Maryland.

Charles County, Maryland Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Charles County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

81,600

51.75%

Male

76,071

48.25%

Charles County, Maryland Households and Families

Charles County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Charles County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
Male78.7%21.3%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Female58.7%41.3%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,9032.7876.5
Married29,6593.3886.9
Non Family14,5711.266.5
Female9,3353.258.7
Male2,3383.378.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Charles County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3082.20%
9th to 12th Grade4,9324.69%
High School Graduate32,98331.39%
Some College25,54224.31%
Associates Degree8,9348.50%
Bachelors Degree18,18717.31%
Graduate Degree12,19211.60%

Charles County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48,19045,19713,511
Black44,74441,84712,739
Hispanic4,7194,0731,520
Multiple Races3,6783,5031,037
Asian3,4433,0501,618
Other Race796661265
Native American64455296
Islander484017

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,163$64,771$52,314
Less Than High School$29,338$33,144$21,875
High School Grad$43,194$51,420$36,994
Some College$54,927$67,750$47,771
Bachelors Degree$74,307$83,101$67,282
Graduate Degree$88,883$99,796$82,939

$59,163

Average Earnings

$64,771

Average Male

$52,314

Average Female

Charles County, Maryland Language

Charles County, Maryland Language by Age

Charles County, Maryland Language

92.55% of Charles County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Charles County, Maryland Poverty

Charles County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black68,9845,0787.36%
White64,7053,1004.79%
Multiple8,8946517.32%
Hispanic8,5533183.72%
Asian4,8862184.46%
Other1,117817.25%
Native849779.07%
Islander64812.50%

6.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

6.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charles County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Islander, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charles County, Maryland is Hispanic, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.72%
High School6.68%
Some College3.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.58%
Male Unemployed16.55%
Female Employed2.45%
Male Employed1.55%

Charles County, Maryland Income

Charles County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$95,924$109,980
Families$107,486$121,256
Married Families$126,066$139,254
Non Families$59,388$70,977

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Charles County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Charles 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.

Charles County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Charles County, Maryland Veterans

16,278

Number of Veterans

13,616

Male Veterans

2,662

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7,090
Second Gulf War5,909
Vietnam3,669
Korea861
World War II249
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,28814.75%
Black7,01213.59%
Hispanic64411.73%
2 or More56112.67%
Asian2566.64%
Other718.24%
Indian639.39%
Hawaiian2756.25%

$Charles County, Maryland Veterans by Education

2.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charles County, Maryland Employment Status

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Charles County, Maryland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

41.55%

Born in Maryland

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

2.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.96% of Charles County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 41.55% having been born in Maryland. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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