Talbot County is located in east central Maryland. The County Seat is Easton and the largest city is Easton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.talbotcountymd.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,643 and the 2010 census population was 37,782. The land area is 268.54 square miles and there are 140.7 persons per square mile.
83.5% of the population is White, 13.2% is Black or African American, 5.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 89% have a high school degree or higher, and 33.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $327,400, there are 16,013 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $38,022, the median household income is $61,597, and 8.6% of the persons in Talbot County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,247. Retail sales (in $1000) were $711,868, and sales per capita were $19,732. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.6%.
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