Mays Chapel, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mays Chapel, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Mays Chapel Census Designated Place had a population of 11,935 as of July 1, 2016. Mays Chapel ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mays Chapel is located at latitude 39.4327 and longitude -76.6498 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Mays Chapel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The Mays Chapel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390139) 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 Mays Chapel Census Designated Place is located within District 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mays Chapel 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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Mays Chapel, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,935
Population in Households 11,934
Population in Familes 9,900
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 3,218
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 4,896
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,114 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 782 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $379,975
Average Home Value $444,870


Median Household Income $100,122
Average Household Income $136,301
Per Capita Income $55,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.77%
Households 0.52% 0.63%
Families 0.41% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Mays Chapel, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mays Chapel 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 # 114 78th
Population Density1 # 112 79th
Diversity Index2 # 264 49th
Median Household Income # 106 80th
Per Capita Income # 38 93rd

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