Severn, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Severn, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Severn Census Designated Place had a population of 47,950 as of July 1, 2015. Severn 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 Severn is located at latitude 39.1356 and longitude -76.694 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Severn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Severn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390278) 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 Severn Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Severn 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 Severn: Boone.

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


Total Population 47,950
Population in Households 47,924
Population in Familes 41,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 2,707
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 17,171
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 12,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,372 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,800 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 734 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $388,799
Average Home Value $417,582


Median Household Income $88,993
Average Household Income $110,502
Per Capita Income $39,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.56%
Households 1.72% 1.67%
Families 1.58% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.


Severn, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severn 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 # 18 97th
Population Density1 # 141 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 66 87th
Median Household Income # 149 71st
Per Capita Income # 146 72nd

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