La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD

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Population
157,671
1.06% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
Median Age
38.3

Poverty Rate
6.07%

Median Household Income
$95,924
2.08% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$302,800
2.99% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
77,268
0.0855% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD had a population of 158k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $95,924. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew from 156,021 to 157,671, a 1.06% increase and its median household income grew from $93,973 to $95,924, a 2.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.86%), White (Hispanic) (3.81%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%). 7.45% of the people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are College of Southern Maryland (1,973 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is $302,800, and the homeownership rate is 76.5%. Most people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 42.6 minutes. The average car ownership in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 60.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.86%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Maryland
60.3% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maryland colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is home to a population of 158k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.04% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents were born outside of the country (9.52k people).

In 2018, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.5k people) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 65.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Spanish (4,803 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,099 speakers), and German (502 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    69.5k ± 1.03k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    65.7k ± 95
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.66k ± 1.05k
5.55%
Hispanic Population
8.76k people

In 2018, there were 1.06 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.5k people) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 65.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 7.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.55% of the people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are hispanic (8.76k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,803 speakers (3.24%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,099 speakers (0.742%)
  3. German
    502 speakers (0.339%)

7.45% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Spanish. 3.24% of the overall population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are native Spanish speakers. 0.742% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.339% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.04%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
9.52k people
6%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
9.27k people

As of 2018, 6.04% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents (9.52k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 38.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    1,246 ± 863 people
  2. El Salvador
    555 ± 577 people
  3. Korea
    498 ± 547 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Philippines, the natal country of 1,246 La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents, followed by El Salvador with 555 and Korea with 498.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2018 Citizenship
97.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,909 ± 501
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,306 ± 409
  3. Vietnam
    3,246 ± 313

La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is $95,924. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $151,026, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $141,612 and $137,761.

Males in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,313. The income inequality in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.395, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD employs 77.3k people. The largest industries in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Construction (6,139 people), National security & international affairs (5,640 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,033 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($234,174), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($143,605), and Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($126,431).

Wages

Median Household Income

$95,924
2018 value
± $2,651
2.08%
1 Year Growth
± 3.5%

Households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have a median annual income of $95,924, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $93,973 in 2017, which represents a 2.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,019
Average Male Salary in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
± $7,307
$64,313
Average Female Salary in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
± $5,637

In 2017, full-time male employees in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD made 1.15 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
  1. American Indian
    $72,680 ± $50,527
  2. Asian
    $70,648 ± $38,462
  3. White
    $65,731 ± $6,704

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD.

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Wage Distribution

0.395
2017 Wage GINI in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD
0.396
2016 Wage GINI in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD

In 2017, the income inequality in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was 0.395 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.349% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $151,026, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $141,612 and $137,761.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.07% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD (9.42k out of 155k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    5,078 ± 562
  2. White
    3,310 ± 379
  3. Two Or More
    651 ± 201

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

77.3k
2017 Value
0.0855%
1 Year growth
± 0.0855%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 0.0855%, from 77.2k employees to 77.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, are Miscellaneous managers (3,683 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (3,070 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,110 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (3,683 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (3,070 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,110 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Elevator installers & repairers (14.3 times higher than expected), Budget analysts (9.34 times), and Information security analysts (8.88 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($337,079), Chief executives & legislators ($145,764), and Architectural & engineering managers ($136,159).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

77.3k
2017 Value
0.0855%
1 Year growth
± 0.0855%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 0.0855%, from 77.2k employees to 77.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, are Construction (6,139 people), National security & international affairs (5,640 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,033 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, though some of these residents may live in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, by number of employees, are Construction (6,139 people), National security & international affairs (5,640 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,033 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has an unusually high number of National security & international affairs (10 times higher than expected), Administration of economic programs & space research (8.43 times), and Ordnance (6.79 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $24.1B
  2. $17.7B
  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $24.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($17.7B) and Electronics ($14.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$180B
2015 Value in Maryland
$243B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
35.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maryland trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $243B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24B
  2. $18.2B
  3. $6.71B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.2B and New York and $6.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD awarded 1,973 degrees. The student population of Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is skewed towards women, with 2,884 male students and 4,317 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are White (1,312 and 66.7%), followed by Black or African American (344 and 17.5%), Hispanic or Latino (114 and 5.8%), and Two or More Races (85 and 4.32%).

The largest universities in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD by number of degrees awarded are College of Southern Maryland (1,973 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (870 and 44.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (246 and 12.5%), and General Business (127 and 6.44%).

The median tuition costs in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 477 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 246 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 127 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 477 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,973 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Southern Maryland with 1,973 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

782
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,191
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 782 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD, which is 0.657 times less than the 1,191 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,312 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    344 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    114 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Charles County--La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD were to White students. These 1,312 degrees mean that there were 3.81 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 344 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was $302,800 in 2018, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $294,000 to $302,800, a 2.99% increase. The homeownership rate in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is 76.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have an average commute time of 42.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$302,800
2018 Median
± $4,892
$294,000
2017 Median
± $4,269

In 2018, the median property value in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew to to $302,800 from the previous year's value of $294,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$95,924
Median Household Income
± $2,651
55.9k
Number of Households
± 1,593

In 2018, the median household income of the 55.9k households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD grew to $95,924 from the previous year's value of $93,973.

The following chart displays the households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.5%
2018 Homeownership
77.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 76.5% of the housing units in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

42.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have a longer commute time (42.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 12.2% of the workforce in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.4%
  2. Carpooled
    7.07%
  3. Public Transit
    5.87%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD was Drove Alone (81.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.07%) and those who Public Transit (5.87%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

96.4% of the population of La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD has health coverage, with 57% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 7.98% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 5.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Maryland see 1137 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.8%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,137 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maryland

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,137 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1,126 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maryland in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Maryland.
$8,602
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maryland
$4,343
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,000
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.64%
Uninsured
57%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
7.98%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
5.31%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD N/A by N/A from N/A% to 3.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in La Plata Town & Waldorf PUMA, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.8% prevalence
  2. 13.7% prevalence
  3. 13.4% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 15.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maryland by county over multiple years.

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