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Severna Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Anne Arundel County at latitude 39.0704 and longitude -76.5452. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Severna Park Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 16.49 sq. miles and a water area of 2.85 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Severna Park: Boon, Boons, Saverna Park.

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


Total Population 38,981
Population in Households 38,680
Population in Familes 34,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density1 2,364
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 13,495
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 10,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,903 (84.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,592 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 599 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $529,594
Average Home Value $579,289


Median Household Income $126,719
Average Household Income $151,119
Per Capita Income $52,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 1.03%
Households 0.91% 1.05%
Families 0.73% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   3.74%
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.


Severna Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severna Park 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 # 26 95th
Population Density1 # 153 71st
Diversity Index2 # 341 34th
Median Household Income # 40 92nd
Per Capita Income # 43 92nd

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