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Social Characteristics of Maryland

Maryland Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    2,155,983
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,445,917
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    643,610
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    29.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,027,926
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    47.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    431,325
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    20.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    104,097
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    48,095
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    313,894
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    164,190
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    710,066
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    581,005
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    26.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    199,306
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    725,615
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    541,995
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    25.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.67
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.25
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    5,747,580
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    2,155,983
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    37.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,027,427
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,770,153
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    449,730
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    344,287
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    124,045
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,282,784
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    848,632
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    37.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,136,532
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.8%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    51,046
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    57,333
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    189,241
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,489,684
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    813,499
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    32.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,110,917
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    44.6%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    68,854
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    217,822
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    278,592
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    76,881
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    27,078
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    35.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    32
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    52
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    90
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    28
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    144,508
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    48,301
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    33.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,626
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,369
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,873
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    18,433
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    48,301
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    31,809
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.9%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    31,443
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,577,160
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    100,465
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    78,435
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    582,797
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    37.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    315,438
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    500,025
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    31.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,973,193
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    169,936
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    267,259
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,022,911
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    25.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    779,089
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    19.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    252,220
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    805,699
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    20.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    676,079
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    17.0%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    89.0%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    37.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    4,512,513
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    416,027
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    5,793,471
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    600,417
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,347,137
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    50,091
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    3,706,166
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    306,930
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    740,168
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    243,396
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    32.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    5,819,061
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    5,045,957
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    729,219
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    420,855
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    308,364
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    152,238
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    156,126
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    43,885
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    5,887,776
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    5,050,375
  • Percentage of Native persons
    85.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,970,873
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    84.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    2,803,134
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    47.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    2,167,739
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    36.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    79,502
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    837,401
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    837,401
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    397,433
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    47.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    439,968
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    52.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    916,903
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    79,502
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    79502%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4,729
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    74,773
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    837,401
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    68,726
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    768,675
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    837,401
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    86,225
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    276,513
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    33.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    130,765
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    2,399
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    331,862
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    39.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    9,637
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    5,520,665
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    4,587,997
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    83.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    932,668
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    349,964
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    388,382
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    174,142
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    244,518
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    65,556
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    203,102
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    87,328
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    96,666
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    22,938
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    5,887,776
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    302,892
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    28,103
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    22,551
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    10,789
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    50,656
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    460,636
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    93,485
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    18,045
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    860,722
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    14.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    34,577
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    23,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    661,933
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    307,009
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    17,956
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    30,030
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    194,823
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    10,845
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    78,570
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    44,233
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    96,165
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    11,998
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    212,853
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    33,906
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    12,041
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    21,551
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    37,083
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    73,557
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.