Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD

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2021 Population
180,826
1.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
35.6
0.85% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
5.49%
7.1% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$111,546
3.03% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$372,100
2.68% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD had a population of 181k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $111,546. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD grew from 178,099 to 180,826, a 1.53% increase and its median household income grew from $108,261 to $111,546, a 3.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (26.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.84%), and White (Hispanic) (3.8%).

16.1% of the households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anne Arundel County (Northwest)--Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are Cortiva Institute (434308) (223 degrees awarded in 2021) and Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel (31 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was $372,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.7%.

Most people in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD is home to a population of 181k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 12% of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD residents were born outside of the country (21.8k people).

In 2021, there were 1.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.1k people) in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are Spanish (11,304 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (2,481 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,206 households).

Citizenship

95.4%
2021 Citizenship
95.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 95.4% of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    92.1k ± 2.84k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    48.5k ± 2.35k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 1.17k
9.52%
Hispanic Population
17.2k people

In 2021, there were 1.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (92.1k people) in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 48.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.52% of the people in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are hispanic (17.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
21.8k people
12.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
21.6k people

As of 2021, 12% of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD residents (21.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    11,304 households (6.67%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    2,481 households (1.46%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,206 households (1.3%)

16.1% of the households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was Spanish. 6.67% of the households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,927 ± 888
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,631 ± 546
  3. Vietnam
    2,511 ± 343

Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD employs 93.1k people. The largest industries in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are National security & international affairs (7,082 people), Computer Systems Design (5,469 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,038 people), and the highest paying industries are Advertising, public relations & related services ($183,516), Nondepository credit & related activities ($154,447), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($137,192).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
43,766
Women
47.8%
47,799
Men
52.2%

The workforce of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD in 2020 was 91,565 people, with 47.8% woman, and 52.2% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD.

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Occupations

93.1k
2021 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 91.6k employees to 93.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, are Other managers (3,283 people), Registered nurses (2,820 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,438 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

93.1k
2021 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 91.6k employees to 93.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, are National security & international affairs (7,082 people), Computer Systems Design (5,469 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (5,038 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD, though some of these residents may live in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$72,726
Median earning men ± $3,325
$54,184
Median earning women ± $2,492

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($108,438), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($97,186), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,508).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($99,416), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,480), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,478).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD awarded 254 degrees. The student population of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 32 male students and 880 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are Black or African American (163 and 64.2%), followed by White (39 and 15.4%), Unknown (27 and 10.6%), and Hispanic or Latino (15 and 5.91%).

The largest universities in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD by number of degrees awarded are Cortiva Institute (434308) (223 and 87.8%) and Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel (31 and 12.2%).

The most popular majors in Anne Arundel County (Northwest)--Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (166 and 65.4%), Massage Therapy (57 and 22.4%), and General Cosmetology (31 and 12.2%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.579% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.646% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (35.1k), Some college (29.6k), and High School or Equivalent (29.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was $372,100 in 2021, which is 1.52 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $362,400 to $372,100, a 2.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD is 67.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD is $111,546. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $164,873, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $152,505 and $150,215.

Property

$372,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,385
$44,195
Median Property Taxes
±$1,684

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.7%
Homeownership
2021
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 67.7% of the housing units in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD with a value of $164,873, followed by Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg & Darnestown PUMA, MD and Columbia (West) & Ellicott City (Northwest) PUMA, MD, with respective values of $152,505 and $150,215.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$111,546
Median Household Income
± $2,802
65.3k
Number of Households
± 2,199

In 2021, the median household income of the 65.3k households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD grew to $111,546 from the previous year's value of $108,261.

The following chart displays the households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $150k - $200k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.399
2021 Wage GINI in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD
0.402
2020 Wage GINI in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD

In 2021, the income inequality in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was 0.399 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.792% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (75.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.45%)

In 2021, 75.9% of workers in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.45%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 3.53% of the workforce in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD (9.49k out of 173k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.2% of the population of Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD has health coverage, with 56.5% on employee plans, 7.89% on Medicaid, 7.21% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 8.44% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 21.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.78%
Uninsured
56.5%
Employer Coverage
7.89%
Medicaid
7.21%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
8.44%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD grew by 11.4% from 4.29% to 4.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Severn, Odenton, Crofton, Maryland City & Fort Meade PUMA, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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