Charles County

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Charles County, Maryland

PO Box 2150
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: (301) 645-0600
Fax: (301) 645-0560

In southwestern MD, south of Alexandria, VA; original county, organized 1658. Name Origin: For Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore (1637-1715), second proprietor of the colony of MD; the son of Cecilius Calvert (1606-75) and Anne Arundell

Area (sq mi):: 643.22 (land 461.00; water 182.22) Population per square mile: 301.10
Population 2005: 138,822 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 15.20%; 1990-2000 19.20% Population 2000: 120,546 (White 67.30%; Black or African American 26.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 1.80%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $24,285; median household $62,199; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,753-$33,226
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 39.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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