Port Deposit is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 763 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Port Deposit is the 242nd largest community in Maryland. Much of the housing stock in Port Deposit was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Port Deposit is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Port Deposit is a town of managers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Deposit who work in management occupations (24.24%), office and administrative support (9.09%), and food service (8.42%).
Also of interest is that Port Deposit has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Port Deposit is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Port Deposit, the average commute to work is 32.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Port Deposit is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.49% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Port Deposit in 2018 was $35,859, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,436 for a family of four. However, Port Deposit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Port Deposit is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Port Deposit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port Deposit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Port Deposit include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Port Deposit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.