Hagerstown demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,31462791
Median age34.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English88%82%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Hagerstown, MD has a population of 40,325 and is the 1,026th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,314 per sq mi which is 429% higher than the Maryland average and 3558% higher than the national average. The median age in Hagerstown is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Hagerstown, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 61% of Hagerstown residents were born in Maryland, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Hagerstown is 429% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Hagerstown is 11% lower than Maryland.
  • In Hagerstown 71.29% of the population is White.
  • In Hagerstown 18.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hagerstown 2.64% of the population is Asian.

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      Hagerstown population breakdown by race

      Black or African American18.06%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.24%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race6.66%3.12%3.06%
      Other race1.05%3.67%4.75%
      In Hagerstown, 6.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Hagerstown, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).