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%).

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 terms of college education, the citizens of Dundalk rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.77% of adults 25 and older in Dundalk have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

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.