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Dorchester County, Maryland

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Population:

  • Total Population: 30,674
  • Males: 14,536
  • Females: 16,138

Ethnicity:

  • White: 21,101
  • Black/African American: 8,553
  • Hispanic: 409
  • Native American/Eskimo: 51
  • Asian: 259
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 301

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (27,980)
  2. Spanish (475)
  3. French (115)
  4. German (70)
  5. Vietnamese (70)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 604

  1. United Kingdom (68)
  2. Philippines (51)
  3. Vietnam (45)
  4. Germany (45)
  5. Mexico (38)
  6. Korea (36)
  7. Pakistan (34)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (6,937)
  2. Catholic Church (1,450)
  3. Southern Baptist Convention (1,192)
  4. Episcopal Church (637)
  5. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (608)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Fasset-Magee Community Health Center: 503 A Muir Street, Cambridge - (410) 228-4045

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 11,698
  • Sensory: 995
  • Physical: 2,774
  • Mental: 1,345
  • Self-care: 962
  • Go outside home: 2,638
  • Employment: 2,871

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 351

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 12,706
  • Utility gas: 1,403
  • Bottled or LP gas: 1,506
  • Electricity: 4,433
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 5,059
  • Coal or Coke: 25
  • Wood: 168
  • Solar Energy: 16
  • Other fuel: 65
  • No fuel used: 31

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 21,910
  • No vehicle: 2,209
  • 1 or more vehicle: 19,701

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 240
  • No High School: 1,704
  • Some High School: 3,583
  • High School: 9,015
  • Some College: 3,471
  • Associate's Degree: 858
  • College Degree: 1,453
  • Master's Degree: 721
  • Professional Degree: 293
  • Doctoral Degree: 97

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 12,706
  • Owners with phone: 8,728
  • Owners without phone: 181
  • Renters with phone: 3,418
  • Renters without phone: 379

10 closest counties:

  1. Talbot County, Maryland
  2. Caroline County, Maryland
  3. Wicomico County, Maryland
  4. Somerset County, Maryland
  5. Queen Anne's County, Maryland
  6. Calvert County, Maryland
  7. Sussex County, Delaware
  8. St. Mary's County, Maryland
  9. Kent County, Delaware
  10. Kent County, Maryland

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

21613, 21622, 21626, 21627, 21631, 21634, 21643, 21648, 21659, 21664, 21669, 21672, 21675, 21677, 21835, 21869

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • WAAI (100.9 FM) CAMBRIDGE, MD
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM) CAMBRIDGE, MD
  • WTDK (107.1 FM) CAMBRIDGE, MD
  • WCEM (1240 AM) CAMBRIDGE, MD
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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