Dundalk is a larger medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 65,327 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Dundalk is the ninth largest community in Maryland.
Dundalk is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dundalk is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dundalk who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), sales jobs (9.44%), and management occupations (6.36%).
Also of interest is that Dundalk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Dundalk is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Dundalk is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Dundalk area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
In Dundalk, just 12.91% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dundalk in 2018 was $27,344, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,376 for a family of four. However, Dundalk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dundalk is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dundalk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dundalk residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dundalk include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Dundalk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.