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Oldtown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Oldtown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Allegany County at latitude 39.5428 and longitude -78.6155. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The formal official name is the Oldtown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oldtown, Maryland.

The U5 Census Class Code for Oldtown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Oldtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oldtown: King Opessas Town, Old Shawnee Town, Old Town, Shawanese, Shawanese Old Town, Shawanese Oldtown, Shawnee Old Town, Shawnees, Skipton.

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


Total Population 85
Population in Households 85
Population in Familes 70
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 636
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $135,185


Median Household Income $36,637
Average Household Income $45,588
Per Capita Income $18,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.48%
Households 0.0% -0.56%
Families 0.97% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


Oldtown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oldtown 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 # 492 5th
Population Density1 # 349 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 495 4th
Median Household Income # 499 4th
Per Capita Income # 496 4th

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