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Allegany County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 424.2 square miles
Population Density 177 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 73,521
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 4.6%
Under 18 17.5%
65 and over 18.9%
Females 47.9%
White 89.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 8.2%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.8%
Veterans 6,754
Households and Housing
Households 28,433
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $39,293
The per capita income $21,211
Live below the poverty line. 17.4%
housing units 33,158
Multi-unit structures 19%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $121,300
Residents owning their homes. 69.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,071
Women-owned firms 26.9%
Asian-owned firms 0.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $865,196
Retail sales per capita $11,907
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0