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Maryland City, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Maryland City Census Designated Place had a population of 17,331 as of July 1, 2016. Maryland City ranks in the upper 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 Maryland City is located at latitude 39.1016 and longitude -76.8051 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Maryland City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 213 feet.

The Maryland City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390128) 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 Maryland City Census Designated Place is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maryland City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 17,331
Population in Households 17,254
Population in Familes 13,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 2,241
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 6,683
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,901 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,782 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 375 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $305,118
Average Home Value $299,378


Median Household Income $96,073
Average Household Income $103,742
Per Capita Income $40,166
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.21%
Households 0.99% 1.11%
Families 0.78% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Maryland City, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maryland City 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 # 79 85th
Population Density1 # 170 67th
Diversity Index2 # 40 92nd
Median Household Income # 127 76th
Per Capita Income # 149 71st

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