La Vale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the La Vale Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Allegany County at latitude 39.6556 and longitude -78.8106. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 781 feet.
The formal boundaries for the La Vale Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Vale: LaVale.Photos of the local La Vale, MD area
|Population in Households||3,471|
|Population in Familes||2,843|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,653 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,166 (70.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||330 (20.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||157 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,700|
|Average Home Value||$176,801|
|Median Household Income||$48,089|
|Average Household Income||$60,457|
|Per Capita Income||$25,754|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.63%|
The table below compares La Vale to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 220||58th|
|Population Density1||# 261||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 438||16th|
|Median Household Income||# 433||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 364||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.