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Garrett County, Maryland

203 S 4th St Rm 207
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: (301) 334-8970
Fax: (301) 334-5000
www.garrettcounty.org

On northwestern border of the panhandle of MD, west of Cumberland; organized Apr 1, 1872 from Allegany County; the last county to be formed in MD. Name Origin: For John Work Garrett (1820-84), president of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad (1858-84)

Area (sq mi):: 655.90 (land 647.96; water 7.94) Population per square mile: 46.20
Population 2005: 29,909 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 6.10% Population 2000: 29,846 (White 98.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,219; median household $32,238; Population below poverty level: 13.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,126-$24,176
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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