Westernport, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Westernport, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Westernport had a population of 1,850 as of July 1, 2016. Westernport ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Westernport is located at latitude 39.4873 and longitude -79.0416 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westernport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Town of Westernport (GNIS ID: 2391482) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Westernport is located within District 8, Westernport/Luke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westernport 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 Westernport: Georges Creek, Hardscrabble, West Port, Western Port.


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Town of Westernport, MD Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,850
Population in Households 1,771
Population in Familes 1,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 2,105
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 795
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 517
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 557 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $115,099
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,430
Average Household Income $49,052
Per Capita Income $21,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.35%
Households -0.3% -0.33%
Families -0.46% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -1.31%
Per Capita Income   0.21%
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.

Westernport, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westernport 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 # 278 47th
Population Density1 # 178 66th
Diversity Index2 # 501 3rd
Median Household Income # 491 5th
Per Capita Income # 457 12th

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