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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Cecil County is 101,803, which is 18.44% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Cecil County population density is 243.64 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 474.59 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Cecil County is white, which represent 89.34% of the total population. The average Cecil 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: 101,803. #13

Population Growth Since 2000, #8

Cecil County

Population Density, #13

Cecil County
243.64 per square mile
474.59 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:90,952 (89.34%, #4)
Black:6,975 (6.85%, #22)
Hispanic:3,852 (3.78%, #17)
Asian:1,274 (1.25%, #16)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):273 (0.27%, #14)
One Race, Other:685 (0.67%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,644 (1.61%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,346 (34.94%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,606 (41.69%, see rank)
Cuban:30 (0.78%, see rank)
Central American:285 (7.40%, see rank)
South American:446 (11.58%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:109 (8.56%, see rank)
Chinese:315 (24.73%, see rank)
Filipino:135 (10.60%, see rank)
Japanese:48 (3.77%, see rank)
Korean:206 (16.17%, see rank)
Vietnamese:16 (1.26%, see rank)
Asian, Other:445 (34.93%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

78,768 (77.37%) out of the total population of 101,803 reported first ancestry.

 Cecil County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab2430.24%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech4110.40%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish1190.12%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1,6721.64%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English11,99211.78%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French2,6502.60%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German21,24720.87%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek5000.49%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian5040.50%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish20,27119.91%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian8,0147.87%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian5890.58%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish4,2024.13%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese790.08%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian8840.87%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,3591.33%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish2,5332.49%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African2460.24%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish9910.97%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss1030.10%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian5320.52%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American6,5466.43%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh8700.85%, see rank0.63%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 50,619 (49.72%, see rank)
Females: 51,184 (50.28%, see rank)

Cecil County
Male: 49.72%
Female: 50.28%
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)
Cecil County
39.70 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Cecil County
39.10 years old
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Cecil County
40.20 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Cecil County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years6,1136.00%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years7,1237.00%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years6,9166.79%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years7,2057.08%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,4706.36%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years11,47511.27%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years13,63813.40%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years16,33316.04%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years13,55513.31%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years7,8047.67%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 3,6823.62%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over1,4891.46%, see rank1.77%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Cecil CountyMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population67,976, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School8,565, 12.60%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate24,940, 36.69%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree19,657, 28.92%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree9,575, 14.09%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,239, 7.71%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.18, 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

 Cecil County MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,44372.00%28.00%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)10,70784.24%, see rank15.76%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)5,50778.95%, see rank21.05%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College4,49686.88%, see rank13.12%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,14858.62%, see rank41.38%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Cecil CountyMarylandU.S.
Total Households36,453, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.75, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households8,537, 23.42%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households27,916, 76.58%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)26,271, 72.07%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.33, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family20,176, 55.35%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households10,182, 27.93%, see rank32.93%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Cecil County%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total81,651see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over40,344100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married12,15630.13%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married22,74556.38%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed1,1042.74%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced4,33910.76%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over41,307100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married10,32124.99%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married22,05653.40%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed3,7829.16%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced5,14812.46%, see rank11.19%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Cecil County%MarylandU.S.
Native98,55996.81%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence46,51645.69%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State50,65749.76%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,3861.36%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born3,2443.19%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,5051.48%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,7391.71%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe7500.74%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia1,3471.32%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa730.07%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania150.01%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,0010.98%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America580.06%, see rank0.16%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Cecil County%MarylandU.S.
English33,44791.75%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish1,4644.02%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,0142.78%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4561.25%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other720.20%, see rank1.96%0.99%

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

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