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Lonaconing, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Lonaconing is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allegany County at latitude 39.5656 and longitude -78.9788. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,509 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lonaconing, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lonaconing, Maryland.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lonaconing indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lonaconing: Coney.

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Lonaconing, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,207
Population in Households 1,172
Population in Familes 950
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 2,913
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $80,769
Average Home Value $129,030


Median Household Income $37,436
Average Household Income $45,695
Per Capita Income $18,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.22%
Households -0.1% -0.13%
Families 0.23% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 305 41st
Population Density1 # 127 76th
Diversity Index2 # 502 4th
Median Household Income # 488 6th
Per Capita Income # 495 5th

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