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Solomons, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Solomons Census Designated Place had a population of 2,531 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Solomons is located at latitude 38.3391 and longitude -76.4619 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Solomons Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Solomons Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390311) 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 Solomons 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 Solomons 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 Solomons: Solomon.

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


Total Population 2,531
Population in Households 2,422
Population in Familes 1,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 1,272
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,304
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 711
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 801 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $465,407
Average Home Value $563,670


Median Household Income $81,996
Average Household Income $113,516
Per Capita Income $56,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 0.99%
Households 1.11% 1.01%
Families 3.43% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Solomons, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solomons 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 # 254 51st
Population Density1 # 263 49th
Diversity Index2 # 293 44th
Median Household Income # 182 65th
Per Capita Income # 37 93rd

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