Potomac Park, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Potomac Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Potomac Park Census Designated Place had a population of 2,493 as of July 1, 2016. Potomac Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Potomac Park is located at latitude 39.6126 and longitude -78.8083 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Potomac Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Potomac Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583675) 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 Potomac Park Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Cumberland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potomac Park 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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Potomac Park, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,493
Population in Households 958
Population in Familes 747
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,535
Population Density1 6,464
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 373
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $103,873
Average Home Value $118,953


Median Household Income $45,303
Average Household Income $53,996
Per Capita Income $25,524
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.11%
Households -0.25% -0.32%
Families -1.48% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   0.3%
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.

Potomac Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potomac Park 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 # 256 51st
Population Density1 # 28 95th
Diversity Index2 # 148 72nd
Median Household Income # 458 12th
Per Capita Income # 380 27th

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