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Caroline County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2016: 33,158 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 29,772 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,278
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,503
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,212
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,377 (it was 2,885 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 320 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Caroline County: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Caroline County, MD (2017)
    • 24,57282.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,46915.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,3397.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9273.1%Two or more races
    • 2020.7%Asian alone
    • 800.3%Some other race alone
    • 300.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years
Males: 16,090  (48.5%)
Females: 17,068  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Caroline County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,976 ($38,832 in 1999)
This county:

$53,976
Maryland:

$80,776

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $737 (lower quartile is $531, upper quartile is $982)
This county:

$737
State:

$1193


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,563 (it was $101,600 in 2000)
Caroline:

$221,563
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,058 - $304,228

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $280,609
Here:

$280,609
State:

$424,848

Townhouses or other attached units: $197,768
Here:

$197,768
State:

$250,809

Mobile homes: $77,407
Here:

$77,407
State:

$67,329

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,491
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $520

Institutionalized population: 367

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 60
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 143
  • Auto thefts: 17

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 70
  • Burglaries: 72
  • Thefts: 160
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 167 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 159 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 1999: 181 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2000: 154 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2001: 176 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2002: 170 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2003: 206 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2004: 316 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2005: 337 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2006: 190 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $204,800
  • 2008: 89 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2010: 67 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2015: 46 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2017: 55 buildings, average cost: $236,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Caroline, MD residents
Average permit cost in Caroline, MD
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,172 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,002 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Caroline, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Caroline, MD in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Caroline, MD in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
Caroline County:

16.0%
Maryland:

9.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 42.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 30.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.4 years old
(Males: 39.6 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 56.7 years old, Asian residents: 35.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.2 years old, Other race residents: 29.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Caroline County is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $786 a month.

Cities in this county include: Denton, Federalsburg, Greensboro, Ridgely, Preston, Goldsboro, Hillsboro, Williston, Marydel, Choptank.

Caroline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, New Jersey , Dorchester County , Ellis County, Kansas , Logan County, Kansas , Sherman County, Kansas , Wichita County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Maryland:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Caroline, MD
County total employment by year in Caroline, MD
County average yearly wages by year in Caroline, MD

Current college students: 836
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,382 (17.4% naturalized citizens)

Caroline County:

4.2%
Whole state:

15.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5782010 or later
  • 4372000 to 2009
  • 2981990 to 1999
  • 1111980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 137Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.1%

Caroline County marital status for males Caroline County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,812
  • One, attached: 562
  • Two: 326
  • 3 or 4: 339
  • 5 to 9: 436
  • 10 to 19: 149
  • 20 to 49: 38
  • 50 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 861

Housing units in Caroline County with a mortgage: 5,691 (181 second mortgage, 705 home equity loan, 45 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,965

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

72.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Caroline County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,65230
Mainline Protestant3,42225
Catholic2,5853
Black Protestant1,4537
Other17-
None21,937-
Caroline County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Caroline County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Caroline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Caroline County:

11.3%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Caroline County:

30.0%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Caroline County:

Average size of farms: 227 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $206,242
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $326.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $170,437
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.78%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.22%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $104,701
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.98%
Corn for grain: 27012 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17797 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 46362 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,010 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 93 acres

Earthquake activity:

Caroline County-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.2 miles away from Caroline County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 359.6 miles away from Caroline County center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4261: March 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4261, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3349: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3349, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 04, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4091: November 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4091, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3335: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3335, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 24, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4034: September 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 4034, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1910: May 06, 2010, FEMA Id: 1910, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1875: February 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1875, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 22, 2006 to July 12, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1652: July 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 1652, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Maryland Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3251: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1492: September 19, 2003, FEMA Id: 1492, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Caroline

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,572 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 764 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 114 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 156 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 375 (3.9%)
  • Worked at home: 537 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (63%)
  • Haiti (11%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • England (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Iraq (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Caroline County


  • American (19%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Haitian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Caroline County, Maryland in 2000:

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 3 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Caroline County, Maryland in 2010:

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,694.

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,168 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maryland average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.90% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($32,406 average AGI)
1.86% relocated from other states ($9,761 average AGI)
Caroline County:

1.86%
Maryland average:

3.22%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talbot County, MD  1.18% ($43,547 average AGI)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  1.02% ($46,797)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.84% ($56,267)
from Dorchester County, MD  0.68% ($36,788)
from Sussex County, DE  0.36% ($23,711)
from Kent County, DE  0.31% ($33,692)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.21% ($24,462)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maryland average:

7.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($27,467 average AGI)
2.48% relocated to other states ($15,229 average AGI)
Caroline County:

2.48%
Maryland average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talbot County, MD  0.93% ($43,966 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.92% ($35,043)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.75% ($47,755)
to Kent County, DE  0.56% ($40,214)
to Sussex County, DE  0.55% ($48,565)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.43% ($54,000)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.30% ($33,158)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Caroline County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Caroline County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Caroline County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Caroline County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,101 (4,208 aged, 893 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 758 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Caroline County, Maryland in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (398)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (385)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (315)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (238)
  • Unspecified dementia (222)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (152)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (141)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (138)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (113)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (97)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,631
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 958
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 41

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 144.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,158
  • In family households: 28,441 (4,117 male householders, 4,595 female householders)
    6,236 spouses, 9,942 children (9,151 natural, 264 adopted, 523 stepchildren), 1,104 grandchildren, 349 brothers or sisters, 645 parents, 434 other relatives, 1,028 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,220 (1,757 male householders (1,331 living alone)), 1,713 female householders (1,466 living alone)), 762 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 508

Size of family households: 3,831 2-persons, 1,949 3-persons, 1,717 4-persons, 765 5-persons, 306 6-persons, 133 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,792 1-person, 647 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

4,169 married couples with children.
2,543 single-parent households (756 men, 1,787 women).

92.0% of residents of Caroline speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (39% speak English well, 61% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,953,000 ($5,537 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,722,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $77,147,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,358,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,497,000
Federal grants: $42,992,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,639,000 ($1,644,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,320,000 ($3,130,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $704,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,022,000
Federal Government insurance: $38,571,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,106
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,655
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +286
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,354
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Caroline County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Caroline County, Maryland
  • Year house built in Caroline County, Maryland
  • 1432014 or later
  • 2312010 to 2013
  • 1,7712000 to 2009
  • 2,1811990 to 1999
  • 2,0531980 to 1989
  • 2,1261970 to 1979
  • 9621960 to 1969
  • 1,0691950 to 1959
  • 6511940 to 1949
  • 2,3321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Maryland
  • 251 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 6344 rooms
  • 1,5695 rooms
  • 1,8356 rooms
  • 1,7407 rooms
  • 1,2468 rooms
  • 1,4469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
  • 1011 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 4403 rooms
  • 7464 rooms
  • 7005 rooms
  • 6676 rooms
  • 3017 rooms
  • 2428 rooms
  • 3119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Maryland
  • 23no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 1,2102 bedrooms
  • 5,1253 bedrooms
  • 1,8174 bedrooms
  • 3475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Maryland
  • 99no bedroom
  • 4581 bedroom
  • 1,3252 bedrooms
  • 1,1623 bedrooms
  • 4214 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 263no vehicle
  • 1,5621 vehicle
  • 3,3902 vehicles
  • 1,9773 vehicles
  • 9244 vehicles
  • 5585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 560no vehicle
  • 1,5301 vehicle
  • 1,1142 vehicles
  • 2323 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles

86.6% of Caroline County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Maryland.

Caroline County:

86.6%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 22,180
  • Other state: 8,984
  • Northeast: 2,728
  • Midwest: 817
  • South: 4,974
  • West: 459
Year householders moved into unit in Caroline County, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Caroline County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 22.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Wood
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.4%Electricity
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 156
Here:

4.2%
Maryland:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

1.6%
Maryland:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 174
Here:

17.2%
Maryland:

18.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Caroline County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,757,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,681,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $716,000
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $69,376,000
    General - Other: $13,798,000
    Police Protection: $6,801,000
    Regular Highways: $3,829,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,295,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000
    Water Utilities: $485,000
    Health - Other: $318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $20,364,000
    Benefit Payments: $1,272,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $197,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $788,000
    Other: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,460,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,427,000
    Other - Libraries: $1,132,000
    Other - Health - Other: $610,000
    Other - General - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,027,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,935,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,791,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,640,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,662,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,559,000
    Other: $5,608,000
    Highways: $1,841,000
    General Local Government Support: $539,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,305,000
    Individual Income: $12,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,602,000
    Other Selective Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,871,000

Caroline County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,757,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,681,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $716,000
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $69,376,000
    General - Other: $13,798,000
    Police Protection: $6,801,000
    Regular Highways: $3,829,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,295,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000
    Water Utilities: $485,000
    Health - Other: $318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $20,364,000
    Benefit Payments: $1,272,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $197,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $788,000
    Other: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,460,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,427,000
    Other - Libraries: $1,132,000
    Other - Health - Other: $610,000
    Other - General - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,027,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,935,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,791,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,640,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,662,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,559,000
    Other: $5,608,000
    Highways: $1,841,000
    General Local Government Support: $539,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,305,000
    Individual Income: $12,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,602,000
    Other Selective Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,871,000

Caroline County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,757,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,681,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $716,000
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $69,376,000
    General - Other: $13,798,000
    Police Protection: $6,801,000
    Regular Highways: $3,829,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,295,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000
    Water Utilities: $485,000
    Health - Other: $318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $20,364,000
    Benefit Payments: $1,272,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $197,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $788,000
    Other: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,460,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,427,000
    Other - Libraries: $1,132,000
    Other - Health - Other: $610,000
    Other - General - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,027,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,935,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,791,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,640,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,662,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,559,000
    Other: $5,608,000
    Highways: $1,841,000
    General Local Government Support: $539,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,305,000
    Individual Income: $12,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,602,000
    Other Selective Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,871,000

Caroline County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,757,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,681,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $716,000
    Parks and Recreation: $331,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $7,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $69,376,000
    General - Other: $13,798,000
    Police Protection: $6,801,000
    Regular Highways: $3,829,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,295,000
    Financial Administration: $621,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000
    Water Utilities: $485,000
    Health - Other: $318,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Corrections - Other: $67,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $20,364,000
    Benefit Payments: $1,272,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $197,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $115,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $788,000
    Other: $374,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,460,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,427,000
    Other - Libraries: $1,132,000
    Other - Health - Other: $610,000
    Other - General - Other: $16,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $226,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,171,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,027,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,935,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,791,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,640,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Rents: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,414,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,662,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $519,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $59,559,000
    Other: $5,608,000
    Highways: $1,841,000
    General Local Government Support: $539,000
  • Tax - Property: $25,305,000
    Individual Income: $12,901,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,602,000
    Other Selective Sales: $466,000
    Other License: $127,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,871,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 711
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 628
  • Number of recipients under 18: 128
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 439
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 144
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 284
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 301
Most common first names in Caroline County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William45974.3 years
Mary38778.9 years
James31671.7 years
John28471.7 years
Charles26973.7 years
Robert16469.7 years
Dorothy14574.6 years
George14374.9 years
Margaret13578.5 years
Thomas12869.3 years
Most common last names in Caroline County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17075.2 years
Brown11873.6 years
Jones10576.1 years
Wright10077.5 years
Johnson9874.9 years
Nichols9573.5 years
Thomas9275.4 years
Towers9075.0 years
White7576.1 years
Downes7472.7 years
Businesses in Caroline County, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway4
FedEx4U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS2
Jimmy Jazz1