Anne Arundel County MD Information


Anne Arundel County Subdivisions

Anne Arundel County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 569,942
Population in Households 555,924
Population in Familes 457,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,018
Population Density1 1,374
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 209,296
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 145,057
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 224,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150,574 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58,722 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,970 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $356,776
Average Home Value $431,661


Median Household Income $89,577
Average Household Income $111,984
Per Capita Income $41,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.03%
Households 0.78% 0.93%
Families 0.65% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.


Anne Arundel County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anne Arundel County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 5 83rd
Population Density1 # 5 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 10 63rd
Median Household Income # 5 83rd
Per Capita Income # 3 92nd

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