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National, Maryland - Basic Facts

The National Census Designated Place had a population of 59 as of July 1, 2016. National ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 National is located at latitude 39.6118 and longitude -78.9405 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the National Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,768 feet.

The National Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583664) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The National Census Designated Place is located within District 18, Midland/Shaft, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for National: Upper Ocean.

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


Total Population 59
Population in Households 59
Population in Familes 51
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 377
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $134,783


Median Household Income $54,639
Average Household Income $58,900
Per Capita Income $23,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.34%
Households 1.19% 0.0%
Families 5.53% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.88%
Per Capita Income   0.64%
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.

National, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares National 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 # 506 3rd
Population Density1 # 432 17th
Diversity Index2 # 505 3rd
Median Household Income # 371 29th
Per Capita Income # 424 18th

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