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Maryland / Dorchester County
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All Dorchester County population data above are from the US Census Bureau. Population projection data are from Department of Planning. Maryland State Data Center. Projections to 2040: Population Projections. Revised July 2014. Downloaded November 2014.
With 32,578 people, Dorchester County is the 19th most populated county in the state of Maryland out of 23 counties. But watch out, Dorchester County, because Caroline County with 32,538 people and Garrett County with 29,679 people are right behind you.
The largest Dorchester County racial/ethnic groups are White (65.4%) followed by Black (27.3%) and Hispanic (4.0%).
In 2013, the median household income of Dorchester County residents was $45,508. Dorchester County households made slightly more than Allegany County households ($40,165) and Garrett County households ($41,728) . However, 18.4% of Dorchester County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Dorchester County residents is 43.2 years young.