Allegany County MD Information

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Allegany County Subdivisions

Allegany County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 74,398
Population in Households 66,711
Population in Familes 50,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,687
Population Density1 175
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 28,999
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,672
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,335 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,664 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,829 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $118,540
Average Home Value $147,974
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,231
Average Household Income $54,186
Per Capita Income $23,503
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.25%
Households -0.1% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.38%
Median Household Income   -0.91%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Allegany County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegany County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 38th
Population Density1 # 16 38th
Diversity Index2 # 22 13th
Median Household Income # 23 8th
Per Capita Income # 22 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.