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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Caroline County is 32,759, which is 10.03% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 11.16% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Caroline County population density is 100.52 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 474.59 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Caroline County is white, which represent 80.73% of the total population. The average Caroline County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 32,759. #20

Population Growth Since 2000, #17

Caroline County

Population Density, #17

Caroline County
100.52 per square mile
474.59 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:26,447 (80.73%, #12)
Black:4,631 (14.14%, #14)
Hispanic:1,920 (5.86%, #7)
Asian:157 (0.48%, #23)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):93 (0.28%, #10)
One Race, Other:712 (2.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:719 (2.19%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:417 (21.72%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:88 (4.58%, see rank)
Cuban:7 (0.36%, see rank)
Central American:1,246 (64.90%, see rank)
South American:101 (5.26%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

25,642 (78.27%) out of the total population of 32,759 reported first ancestry.

 Caroline County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab210.06%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech1180.36%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish350.11%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch3791.16%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English3,77011.51%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French6061.85%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German6,02118.38%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek1200.37%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian1390.42%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish5,40916.51%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian1,5514.73%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian1900.58%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish8022.45%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese890.27%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian2190.67%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2270.69%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish5031.54%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African660.20%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish2040.62%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss760.23%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian310.09%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American3,1369.57%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh2340.71%, see rank0.63%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 15,932 (48.63%, see rank)
Females: 16,827 (51.37%, see rank)

Caroline County
Male: 48.63%
Female: 51.37%
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Caroline County
39.50 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Caroline County
38.00 years old
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Caroline County
40.30 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Caroline County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years2,1096.44%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,5407.75%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,9976.10%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,1876.68%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,0556.27%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,90811.93%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,99812.20%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,05115.42%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,19312.80%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,6888.21%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 1,5404.70%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over4931.50%, see rank1.77%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Caroline CountyMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population21,871, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School3,690, 16.87%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate9,432, 43.13%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,703, 26.08%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,908, 8.72%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,138, 5.20%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.56, see rank14.0813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Caroline County MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,04683.27%16.73%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,56293.35%, see rank6.65%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,90996.44%, see rank3.56%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College1,01279.05%, see rank20.95%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School20650.49%, see rank49.51%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Caroline CountyMarylandU.S.
Total Households11,842, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.72, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households2,726, 23.02%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households9,116, 76.98%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)8,512, 71.88%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.30, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family6,354, 53.66%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,330, 28.12%, see rank32.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Caroline County%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total26,113see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,620100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married3,97431.49%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married7,10556.30%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed3833.03%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced1,1589.18%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,493100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married3,24524.05%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married7,19753.34%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed1,44310.69%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced1,60811.92%, see rank11.19%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Caroline County%MarylandU.S.
Native31,41795.90%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence21,81066.58%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State9,35428.55%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2530.77%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born1,3424.10%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2290.70%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,1133.40%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe1280.39%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia1010.31%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,1033.37%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America100.03%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Caroline County%MarylandU.S.
English11,12093.90%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish4103.46%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2492.10%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages630.53%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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