Pleasant Grove, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pleasant Grove, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Pleasant Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 363 as of July 1, 2016. Pleasant Grove 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 Pleasant Grove is located at latitude 39.6803 and longitude -78.6903 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasant Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Pleasant Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583672) 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 Pleasant Grove Census Designated Place is located within District 21, Gross, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

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

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


Total Population 363
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 293
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 230
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 168
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $127,273
Average Home Value $143,371


Median Household Income $51,589
Average Household Income $63,205
Per Capita Income $28,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.0%
Households 0.48% 0.12%
Families 3.45% -0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Pleasant Grove, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Grove 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 # 393 25th
Population Density1 # 469 10th
Diversity Index2 # 492 5th
Median Household Income # 419 19th
Per Capita Income # 336 36th

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