Cecil County

Cecil County, Maryland

129 E Main St Rm 108
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: (410) 996-5375
Fax: (410) 392-6032

On northeastern border of MD, west of Wilmington, DE; organized 1674 from Baltimore and Kent counties. Name Origin: For Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Lord Baltimore (1605-75), founder and first proprietor of the colony of MD, though he never visited it

Area (sq mi):: 417.88 (land 348.13; water 69.75) Population per square mile: 280.90
Population 2005: 97,796 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 13.80%; 1990-2000 20.50% Population 2000: 85,951 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,384; median household $50,510; Population below poverty level: 7.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,240-$30,201
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.40% Median travel time to work: 28.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Elkton County seat (14,067)

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