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Talbot County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2016: 38,025 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 33,812 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,821
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,829
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,242
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,507 (it was 4,065 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 269 sq. mi.

Water area: 207.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Talbot County: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.6%), Educational, health and social services (23.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Talbot County, Maryland:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years
Males: 17,923  (47.1%)
Females: 20,102  (52.9%)

Talbot County,MD real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Talbot County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,717 ($43,532 in 1999)

This county:

$63,717
Maryland:

$78,945

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $863 (lower quartile is $640, upper quartile is $1,183)
This county:

$863
State:

$1160


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $338,710 (it was $151,500 in 2000)
Talbot:

$338,710
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $231,802 - $545,468
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,692
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $560

Institutionalized population: 354

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 87
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 480 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2008: 315 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2009: 205 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2010: 173 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2012: 176 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2013: 210 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $339,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,052 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,231 (0.6%)

Talbot County household income distribution in 2009 Talbot County home values distribution Talbot County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.6%
Talbot County:

10.6%
Maryland:

9.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.4% for American Indian residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 49.7 years old
(Males: 48.9 years old, Females: 50.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.3 years old, Black residents: 42.5 years old, American Indian residents: 45.4 years old, Asian residents: 38.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.9 years old, Other race residents: 43.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Talbot County is $566 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $681 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Easton, St. Michaels, Trappe, Tilghman Island, Oxford, Cordova.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: La Plata Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Cape May County, New Jersey , Chaffee County, Colorado , Henry County, Kentucky , Scioto County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,167
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 36.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,340 (50.6% naturalized citizens)

Talbot County:

6.2%
Whole state:

15.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 173
  • 2000 to 2009: 683
  • 1990 to 1999: 581
  • 1980 to 1989: 226
  • 1970 to 1979: 135
  • Before 1970: 350
Note: State values scaled to Talbot County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.1%

Talbot County marital status for males Talbot County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,690
  • One, attached: 1,277
  • Two: 426
  • 3 or 4: 697
  • 5 to 9: 1,039
  • 10 to 19: 313
  • 20 to 49: 109
  • 50 or more: 169
  • Mobile homes: 436

Housing units in Talbot County with a mortgage: 6,971 (189 second mortgage, 1,021 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,514

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

73.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Talbot County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,10431
Catholic4,5703
Evangelical Protestant3,34120
Black Protestant6454
Other5104
None21,612-
Talbot 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: 15
Talbot County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Talbot County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Talbot County:

9.4%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Talbot County:

23.4%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Talbot County:

Average size of farms: 367 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $116,149
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $178.59
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $115,502
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.87%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $126,207
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.33
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.25%
Corn for grain: 32151 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 16151 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 42769 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Earthquake activity:

Talbot 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 108.0 miles away from Talbot 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 127.1 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 294.4 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 107.9 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 370.1 miles away from Talbot County center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 127.4 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 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 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
  • Maryland Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 23, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3179: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3179, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Maryland Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1324: April 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 1324, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Talbot County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (18%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Talbot County (%):

  • English (13%)
  • American (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Talbot County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,722 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 2,358 (10.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 32 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 289 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 88 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 442 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,140 (5.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 242 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,416.

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Maryland average:

6.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($27,465 average AGI)
2.62% relocated from other states ($39,740 average AGI)
Talbot County:

2.62%
Maryland average:

3.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Caroline County, MD  0.95% ($34,129 average AGI)
from Dorchester County, MD  0.73% ($35,102)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  0.48% ($42,557)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($68,477)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.22% ($52,212)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.17% ($134,080)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.12% ($40,588)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Maryland average:

6.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.58% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($21,237 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($25,642 average AGI)
Talbot County:

2.54%
Maryland average:

3.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Caroline County, MD  1.01% ($30,604 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.91% ($29,851)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.44% ($44,594)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.35% ($49,481)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.18% ($28,296)
to Baltimore city, MD  0.12% ($26,500)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.11% ($38,313)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Talbot County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Talbot County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Talbot County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Talbot County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Talbot County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,431 (7,718 aged, 713 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 640 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (460)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (429)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (396)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (308)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (284)
  • Unspecified dementia (252)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (241)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (190)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (121)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (118)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.86
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,736
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 317
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 111,483

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 972
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,244
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 70
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 28

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 131.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 86.2
  • Other - 45.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,025
  • In family households: 30,912 (5,914 male householders, 5,101 female householders)
    8,343 spouses, 9,050 children (8,601 natural, 173 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 607 grandchildren, 242 brothers or sisters, 444 parents, 395 other relatives, 767 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,731 (2,226 male householders (1,806 living alone)), 3,361 female householders (2,844 living alone)), 1,123 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 399

Size of family households: 6,648 2-persons, 1,976 3-persons, 1,592 4-persons, 652 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,652 1-person, 869 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

4,008 married couples with children.
2,445 single-parent households (681 men, 1,764 women).

92.3% of residents of Talbot speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $261,798,000 ($7,476 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $22,078,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,576,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,471,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,263,000
Federal grants: $27,974,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,332,000 ($12,288,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,182,000 ($519,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,401,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,258,000
Federal Government insurance: $329,178,000

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

Births: 1,812
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,055
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +165
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,020
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Talbot County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 685
  • 2010 to 2013: 356
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,378
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,339
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,945
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,731
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,624
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,544
  • 1940 to 1949: 797
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,119
Note: State values scaled to Talbot population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Talbot County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Talbot County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 157
  • 4 rooms: 557
  • 5 rooms: 1,502
  • 6 rooms: 2,000
  • 7 rooms: 2,301
  • 8 rooms: 1,872
  • 9+ rooms: 3,006
  • 1 room: 196
  • 2 rooms: 264
  • 3 rooms: 772
  • 4 rooms: 1,342
  • 5 rooms: 786
  • 6 rooms: 841
  • 7 rooms: 329
  • 8 rooms: 391
  • 9+ rooms: 241
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Talbot County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Talbot County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 145
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,833
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,821
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,939
  • 5+ bedrooms: 682
  • no bedroom: 199
  • 1 bedroom: 1,162
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,903
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,385
  • 4 bedrooms: 441
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
Cars and other vehicles available in Talbot County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Talbot County population
  • no vehicle: 268
  • 1 vehicle: 2,905
  • 2 vehicles: 5,023
  • 3 vehicles: 2,312
  • 4 vehicles: 731
  • 5+ vehicles: 199
  • no vehicle: 638
  • 1 vehicle: 2,285
  • 2 vehicles: 1,750
  • 3 vehicles: 323
  • 4 vehicles: 98
  • 5+ vehicles: 112

88% of Talbot County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Maryland.

Talbot County:

87.8%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 21,416
  • Other state: 13,684
  • Northeast: 6,074
  • Midwest: 1,810
  • South: 4,583
  • West: 1,234

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Talbot County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (18.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.3%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Electricity (66.8%)
  • Utility gas (17.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 517
Here:

15.3%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 192
Here:

11.9%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 354
Here:

30.8%
Maryland:

17.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Talbot County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $549,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,510,000
    General - Other: $5,122,000
    Air Transportation: $3,337,000
    Regular Highways: $2,971,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,894,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,772,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,447,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,552,000
    Sewerage: $1,431,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,329,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,064,000
    Police Protection: $998,000
    General Public Buildings: $847,000
    Financial Administration: $798,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $464,000
    Health - Other: $378,000
    Housing and Community Development: $339,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $245,000
    Water Utilities: $104,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,906,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,216,000
    Libraries: $894,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,464,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,513,000
    General - Other: $624,000
    General Public Building: $323,000
    Regular Highways: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $160,000
    Local Fire Protection: $100,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $49,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,578,000

Talbot County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,905,000
    All Other: $1,887,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,372,000
    Sewerage: $1,062,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,023,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $893,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $67,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,633,000
    Housing and Community Development: $535,000
    Public Welfare: $209,000
    Education: $101,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,963,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $13,166,000
    All Other: $3,718,000
    Highways: $3,561,000
    Public Welfare: $825,000
    Housing and Community Development: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,825,000
    Individual Income: $23,520,000
    NEC: $14,785,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,026,000

Talbot County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,134,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,466,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,668,000

Talbot County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,121,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 485
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 402
  • Number of recipients under 18: 60
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 291
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 134
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 237
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 170
Talbot County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Talbot County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Talbot County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William67675.3 years
Mary56381.1 years
John55675.7 years
James48974.7 years
Charles36175.7 years
Robert33273.2 years
George31075.7 years
Margaret30481.3 years
Helen25279.3 years
Dorothy24278.7 years
Most common last names in Talbot County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24377.3 years
Harrison15678.4 years
Wilson14672.5 years
Thomas13175.6 years
Johnson12273.9 years
Jones11276.1 years
Brown10375.1 years
Williams10178.1 years
Harris10077.4 years
Miller9681.2 years
Businesses in Talbot County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Arby's1McDonald's3
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike5
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1PetSmart1
CVS1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Chico's1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry8Safeway1
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks2
Econo Lodge1Subway2
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile2
FedEx9Taco Bell1
Ford1Talbots1
GNC1Target1
GameStop1Toyota1
Giant1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS9
Hardee's1Vons1
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Honda1Wendy's1
JCPenney1YMCA1