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Port Deposit, Maryland

Port Deposit is a town located in Cecil County, Maryland. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 676.

Geography Port Deposit is located at 39°36'39" North, 76°6'1" West (39.610915, -76.100172)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²). 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 676 people, 264 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density is 156.3/km² (404.8/mi²). There are 402 housing units at an average density of 92.9/km² (240.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 78.85% White, 17.75% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 1.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 264 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% are married couples living together, 21.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% are non-families. 29.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the town the population is spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 109.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $34,167, and the median income for a family is $37,813. Males have a median income of $32,083 versus $21,932 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,297. 22.2% of the population and 19.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 35.4% are under the age of 18 and 12.8% are 65 or older.



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