Lonaconing, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lonaconing, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Lonaconing had a population of 1,208 as of July 1, 2015. Lonaconing ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Lonaconing is located at latitude 39.5656 and longitude -78.9788 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lonaconing (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,509 feet.

The Town of Lonaconing (GNIS ID: 2391273) 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 Lonaconing is located within District 10, Lonaconing, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lonaconing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lonaconing: Coney.

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Lonaconing, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,208
Population in Households 1,173
Population in Familes 948
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 2,916
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $84,434
Average Home Value $132,178


Median Household Income $37,501
Average Household Income $47,165
Per Capita Income $19,178
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.17%
Households -0.04% -0.13%
Families 0.25% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


Lonaconing, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lonaconing to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 306 41st
Population Density1 # 128 75th
Diversity Index2 # 505 3rd
Median Household Income # 493 5th
Per Capita Income # 489 6th

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