The population of Calvert City, Maryland is composed of a variety of ethnic groups. The city is home to approximately 4,700 residents who identify as Hispanic. Hispanics can be any race. In the census, 99.7% of people reported that they only spoke English and 91.5% said that they spoke it very well. In addition to the ethnicity of the residents, Calvert City has a low crime rate.
In 2016, the population of Calvert City was 2,543 people. The median age was 46. The median household income was $52,446, which is slightly below the national average. The city's economy is highly diversified and is home to various industries. There are a number of manufacturing and steel plants in the area. The poverty rate is also low. In comparison to other cities in the state, Calvert City has a low rate of unemployment.
The first known white settler in Calvert was Joseph Harlan. He received a land grant in 1837. This land grant lay five miles south of the city. In 1850, Robert Calvert founded a plantation west of the city. He was a former representative of Texas and worked to convince the Houston and Texas Central Railway to build a railroad through the city. In 1868, the railroad finally agreed to stop in Calvert.
The number of Calvert City, KY households with cars is higher than the national average of 64.1% and is also higher than neighboring communities. On the other hand, Calvert City, KY households with cars had higher average incomes than their non-car-owning neighbors. On average, a person living in Calvert City, KY has a job in one of the following categories: Production Occupations, Sales & Related Occupations, and Office & Administrative Support Occupations.