Barton, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Barton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Barton had a population of 470 as of July 1, 2016. Barton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Barton is located at latitude 39.5323 and longitude -79.0168 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Barton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,250 feet.

The Town of Barton (GNIS ID: 2390715) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Barton is located within District 9, Barton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Barton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Town of Barton, MD Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 470
Population in Households 470
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,274
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 201
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $87,264
Average Home Value $105,369
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,548
Average Household Income $51,799
Per Capita Income $21,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.08%
Households 0.49% 0.1%
Families 1.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.99%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
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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Barton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 377 27th
Population Density1 # 164 69th
Diversity Index2 # 490 6th
Median Household Income # 486 6th
Per Capita Income # 461 11th

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