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Gambrills, Maryland - Basic Facts

Gambrills is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gambrills Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Anne Arundel County at latitude 39.0671 and longitude -76.6652. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 151 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Gambrills Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gambrills: Sappington, Sappington Station.

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Gambrills, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,921
Population in Households 2,893
Population in Familes 2,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 384
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,018
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 809
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 872 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $462,550
Average Home Value $510,212


Median Household Income $120,858
Average Household Income $132,041
Per Capita Income $45,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.0% 1.24%
Households 1.09% 1.25%
Families 0.8% 1.18%
Median Household Income   4.61%
Per Capita Income   3.8%
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.


Gambrills, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gambrills to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 236 55th
Population Density1 # 428 18th
Diversity Index2 # 226 57th
Median Household Income # 47 91st
Per Capita Income # 80 85th

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