Zihlman, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Zihlman, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Zihlman Census Designated Place had a population of 361 as of July 1, 2015. Zihlman 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 Zihlman is located at latitude 39.6741 and longitude -78.9131 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Zihlman Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,601 feet.

The Zihlman Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583708) 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 Zihlman Census Designated Place is located within District 13, Mount Savage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Zihlman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Zihlman: Allegany, Allegany Mines, Allegany Station, Little Allegany.

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Zihlman, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 361
Population in Households 338
Population in Familes 263
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 241
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $160,526
Average Home Value $182,018


Median Household Income $53,806
Average Household Income $64,985
Per Capita Income $27,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.11%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.59% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Zihlman, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zihlman to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 24th
Population Density1 # 464 11th
Diversity Index2 # 429 17th
Median Household Income # 375 28th
Per Capita Income # 343 34th

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