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Jessup, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Jessup Census Designated Place had a population of 7,313 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Jessup is located at latitude 39.1454 and longitude -76.7723 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Jessup Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Jessup Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389987) 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 Jessup Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jessup 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 Jessup: Andersonville, Hooversville, Jessups, Jessups Cut, Jessups Cut Station, Pierceland.

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


Total Population 7,313
Population in Households 1,892
Population in Familes 1,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,421
Population Density1 1,392
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 558
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 379
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 436 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $286,818
Average Home Value $294,966


Median Household Income $63,728
Average Household Income $87,948
Per Capita Income $13,673
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.58%
Households 1.29% 1.39%
Families 1.24% 1.29%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Jessup, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jessup 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 # 158 70th
Population Density1 # 251 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 140 73rd
Median Household Income # 282 46th
Per Capita Income # 518 0th

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