Broomes Island, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Broomes Island, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Broomes Island Census Designated Place had a population of 408 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Broomes Island is located at latitude 38.4114 and longitude -76.5488 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Broomes Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Broomes Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629789) 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 Broomes Island Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Solomons Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Broomes Island 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 Broomes Island: Broome Island.

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


Total Population 408
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 360
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 561
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $384,146
Average Home Value $451,079


Median Household Income $110,466
Average Household Income $124,601
Per Capita Income $41,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.1%
Households 0.1% 0.0%
Families 1.35% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Broomes Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomes Island 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 # 387 25th
Population Density1 # 381 27th
Diversity Index2 # 248 52nd
Median Household Income # 69 87th
Per Capita Income # 130 75th

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