Somerset County, Maryland Population 2022

Somerset County, Maryland's estimated population is 25,646 with a growth rate of 0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Somerset County, Maryland is the 24th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 26,464 and has seen a growth of -3.09% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179015,6100.00%
180017,3581,74811.20%
181017,195-163-0.94%
182019,5792,38413.86%
183020,1665873.00%
184019,508-658-3.26%
185022,4562,94815.11%
186024,9922,53611.29%
187018,190-6,802-27.22%
188021,6683,47819.12%
189024,1552,48711.48%
190025,9231,7687.32%
191026,4555322.05%
192024,602-1,853-7.00%
193023,382-1,220-4.96%
194020,965-2,417-10.34%
195020,745-220-1.05%
196019,623-1,122-5.41%
197018,924-699-3.56%
198019,1882641.40%
199023,4404,25222.16%
201026,4643,02412.90%
201126,261-203-0.77%
201226,039-222-0.85%
201325,959-80-0.31%
201425,571-388-1.49%
201525,6871160.45%
201625,8391520.59%
201725,896570.22%
201825,606-290-1.12%
201925,616100.04%
202025,626100.04%
202125,636100.04%
202225,646100.04%
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Somerset County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,51052.57%
Black or African American10,69641.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.33%
Asian2130.83%
Some Other Race2200.86%
Two or More Races9753.79%
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Somerset County, Maryland Population by Race

Somerset County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Somerset County, Maryland Median Age

36.9


Total

35.6


Male

38.7


Female

Somerset County, Maryland Adults

There are 21,309 adults, (4,273 of whom are seniors) in Somerset County, Maryland.

Somerset County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Somerset County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

11,858

46.14%

Male

13,841

53.86%

Somerset County, Maryland Population by Age

Somerset County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Somerset County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Male48.6%51.4%
Female40.1%59.9%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Somerset County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5092.3165.9
Married3,8772.881.9
Male3272.9348.6
Female1,5073.0840.1
Non Family2,7981.1659.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Somerset County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7244.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,10212.26%
High School Graduate6,35537.06%
Some College3,94122.98%
Associates Degree1,3227.71%
Bachelors Degree1,85310.81%
Graduate Degree8504.96%
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Somerset County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Somerset County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian14411448
Other Race995624
White10,1788,8891,945
Black6,2544,922663
Hispanic31822331
2+ Races27920920
Native American8153

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Somerset County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,926$32,608$28,856
Less Than 9th Grade$16,432$14,484$24,107
High School Graduate$26,817$32,321$20,526
Some College$32,370$33,258$31,025
Bachelors Degree$36,000$37,042$33,355
Graduate Degree$54,167$57,898$52,269

$30,926

Average Earnings

$32,608

Average Male

$28,856

Average Female

Somerset County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Somerset County, Maryland Language by Age

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Somerset County, Maryland Language

95.28% of Somerset County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Somerset County, Maryland Language

Somerset County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple81238347.17%
Asian1957236.92%
Black6,2771,67826.73%
White11,9451,74114.58%
Native4249.52%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic6399114.24%

20.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.91%

Male Poverty Rate

20.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Somerset County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maryland is Multiple, with 47.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Somerset County, Maryland is Hispanic, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.35%.

Somerset County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.16%
High School19.39%
Some College13.51%
Bachelors or Greater6.61%

Somerset County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.92%
Male Unemployed34.82%
Female Employed10.64%
Female Unemployed43.38%

Somerset County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Somerset County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,980$57,169
Families$54,138$67,786
Married Families$73,412-
Non Families$21,037$32,462
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Income by Household Type

Somerset County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Somerset County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Somerset County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Somerset County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Somerset County, Maryland Marital Status

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1,454

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War202
First Gulf War288
Vietnam539
Korea82
World War II28

Somerset County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3498
35 to 54225
55 to 64384
65 to 74448
75+299

Somerset County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0889.59%
Black3343.68%
Other Race2211.83%
2+ Races102.14%
Hispanic264.67%

Somerset County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Somerset County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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14.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Somerset County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Somerset County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Somerset County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Somerset County, Maryland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.80%

Born in Somerset County, Maryland

96.30%

Native Born

3.70%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.30% of Somerset County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 70.80% having been born in Maryland. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Somerset County, Maryland Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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