Port Deposit, MD


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Port Deposit is a tiny town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 659 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Port Deposit is the 242nd largest community in Maryland. Port Deposit has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Port Deposit is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Port Deposit is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Deposit who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), management occupations (14.56%), and sales jobs (12.26%).

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.

The overall crime rate in Port Deposit is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

One downside of living in Port Deposit, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.17 minutes every day commuting to work.

As is often the case in a small town, Port Deposit doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Port Deposit overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Port Deposit, 24.09% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Port Deposit in 2010 was $31,445, 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 $125,780 for a family of four. However, Port Deposit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Port Deposit is a somewhat 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 German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Port Deposit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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