Dundalk, MD
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Living in Dundalk

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 67,796 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Dundalk is the 11th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some towns, Dundalk isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dundalk are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.83%), sales jobs (8.83%), and food service (7.00%).

One of the nice things about Dundalk is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Dundalk use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Dundalk‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The percentage of adults in Dundalk with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.77% of adults in Dundalk have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dundalk in 2018 was $27,940, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,760 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, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Dundalk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.