About Caroline County MD
Caroline County is a rural county located in the U.S. state of Maryland on its Eastern Shore. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,066. Its county seat is Denton.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 326 square miles (840 km), of which 319 square miles (830 km) is land and 6.5 square miles (17 km) (2.0%) is water. It is the second-smallest county by total area in Maryland. Notable waterways include the Choptank River and Tuckahoe Creek, as well as the man-made Williston Lake.
Caroline County currently ranks seventh nationally in terms of land protected under the Ag Preservation Program.
Its eastern border is the Mason–Dixon line.
Caroline is the only Eastern Shore county not to touch either the Chesapeake Bay or Atlantic Ocean. Additionally, it is the only county on the Eastern Shore without an Interstate or United States Highway within its borders.
Tuckahoe State Park, Holiday Park Campgrounds and Martinak State Park are located in Caroline County.
As of the census of 2000, there were 29,772 people, 11,097 households, and 8,156 families residing in the county. The population density was 93 people per square mile (36/km²). There were 12,028 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.69% White, 14.77% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. 2.65% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 17.4% were of United States or American, 14.8% English, 14.4% German and 9.9% Irish ancestry.
There were 11,097 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 13.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 21.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 13.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $38,832, and the median income for a family was $44,825. Males had a median income of $31,119 versus $21,915 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,275. About 9.00% of families and 11.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.50% of those under age 18 and 12.30% of those age 65 or over. It is regularly ranked among the poorest of all 23 Maryland counties.
As of Census 2010 the racial makeup of Caroline County was 78.19% Non-Hispanic white, 13.87% black, 0.37% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.10% Non-Hispanics of some other race, 1.68% Non-Hispanics of two or more races and 5.49% Hispanic or Latino.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 33,066 people, 12,158 households, and 8,702 families residing in the county. The population density was 103.5 inhabitants per square mile (40.0/km). There were 13,482 housing units at an average density of 42.2 per square mile (16.3/km). The racial makeup of the county was 79.8% white, 13.9% black or African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.2% Pacific islander, 3.1% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 5.5% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 21.7% were German, 15.6% were Irish, 12.3% were English, and 6.9% were American.
Of the 12,158 households, 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.4% were non-families, and 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.12. The median age was 38.7 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $58,799 and the median income for a family was $65,801. Males had a median income of $45,944 versus $33,927 for females. The per capita income for the county was $24,294. About 8.0% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
Caroline County Maryland neighborhoods include: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Abingdon, Accident, Accokeek, Adamstown, Adelphi, Annapolis, Annapolis Junction, Arnold, Ashton, Baldwin, Baltimore, Barclay, Barnesville, Barton, Beallsville, Bel Air, Bel Alton, Belcamp, Beltsville, Benedict, Bethesda, Betterton, Big Pool, Bittinger, Bivalve, Bloomington, Boonsboro, Bowie, Boyds, Bozman, Brandywine, Brentwood, Brinklow, Brookeville, Brooklyn, Broomes Island, Brunswick, Bryans Road, Bryantown, Burkittsville, Burtonsville, Cabin John, Cambridge, Carvel Beach, Cascade, Catonsville, Cecilton, Charlestown, Charlotte Hall, Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake City, Chester, Chestertown, Chestnut Hill Cove, Chevy Chase, Church Creek, Churchton, Churchville, Claiborne, Clarksburg, Clarksville, Clear Spring, Clearwater Beach, Cobb Island, Cockeysville, College Park, Colora, Columbia, Conowingo, Cooksville, Cordova, Crapo, Crisfield, Crocheron, Crofton, Crownsville, Cumberland, Curtis Bay, Damascus, Darlington, Davidsonville, Dayton, Deale, Deal Island, Delmar, Denton, Derwood, Detour, Dickerson, Dundalk, Dunkirk, Earleville, East New Market, Easton, Eastport, Eden, Edgewater, Edgewood, Elkridge, Elkton, Ellicott City, Emmitsburg, Essex, Ewell, Fairplay, Fallston, Faulkner, Federalsburg, Finksburg, Fishing Creek, Flintstone, Forest Heights, Forest Hill, Fork, Fort George G Meade, Frederick, Freeland, Friendship, Friendsville, Frostburg, Fruitland, Fulton, Gaithersburg, Galena, Gambrills, Germantown, Gibson Island, Glen Arm, Glen Burnie, Glen Echo, Glenelg, Glenwood, Glyndon, Goldsboro, Grantsville, Great Mills, Greensboro, Gwynn Oak, Hagerstown, Halethorpe, Hampstead, Hancock, Hanover, Harmans, Harwood, Havre De Grace, Hebron, Henderson, Highland, Highland Bch, Hollywood, Hughesville, Huntingtown, Hunt Valley, Hurlock, Hyattsville, Hydes, Idlewylde, Ijamsville, Indian Head, Issue, Jarrettsville, Jefferson, Jessup, Joppa, Keedysville, Kennedyville, Kensington, Keymar, Kingsville, Kitzmiller, Knoxville, Landover, La Plata, Laurel, Leonardtown, Linkwood, Linthicum Heights, Lisbon, Little Orleans, Loch Hill, Lonaconing, Lothian, Luke, Lusby, Lutherville Timonium, Madison, Manchester, Marbury, Mardela Springs, Marion Station, Marriottsville, Marydel, Massey, Maugansville, McDaniel, Mc Henry, Mechanicsville, Middle River, Middletown, Millersville, Millington, Monkton, Monrovia, Montgomery Village, Mount Airy, Mount Savage, Myersville, Nanjemoy, Nanticoke, Neavitt, Newburg, New Market, New Windsor, North Beach, North Bethesda, North East, North Potomac, Nottingham, Oakland, Ocean City, Odenton, Oldtown, Olney, Orchard Beach, Owings, Owings Mills, Oxford, Parkton, Parkville, Parsonsburg, Pasadena, Perry Hall, Perryville, Phoenix, Pikesville, Pittsville, Pocomoke City, Point Of Rocks, Pomfret, Poolesville, Port Deposit, Port Republic, Port Tobacco, Potomac, Preston, Prince Frederick, Princess Anne, Pt Of Rocks, Pylesville, Quantico, Queen Anne, Randallstown, Rawlings, Reisterstown, Rhodesdale, Ridgely, Rising Sun, Riva, Rock Hall, Rockville, Rocky Ridge, Rohrersville, Rosedale, Rose Haven, Royal Oak, Sabillasville, Saint Leonard, Saint Michaels, Salisbury, Sandy Spring, Savage, Severn, Severna Park, Shady Side, Sharpsburg, Sharptown, Sherwood, Silver Spring, Smithsburg, Solomons, Sparks Glencoe, Sparrows Point, Spencerville, Stevenson, Still Pond, St Michaels, Stoney Beach, Street, Sunderland, Swan Point, Swanton, Sykesville, Takoma Park, Taneytown, Taylors Island, Thurmont, Tilghman, Toddville, Towson, Tracys Landing, Trappe, Tuscarora, Tyaskin, Tylerton, Union Bridge, University Park, Upperco, Upper Falls, Upper Marlboro, Vienna, Waldorf, Walkersville, Warwick, Welcome, Westernport, West Friendship, Westminster, Westover, West River, Whiteford, White Hall, White Marsh, White Plains, Willards, Williamsport, Windsor Mill, Wingate, Wittman, Woodbine, Woodsboro, Woodstock, Woolford, Worton, Wye Mills
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