Caroline County MD Information


Caroline County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,244
Population in Households 32,802
Population in Familes 27,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 442
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 12,177
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 8,656
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,619 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,558 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,399 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $187,702
Average Home Value $220,075


Median Household Income $52,098
Average Household Income $64,080
Per Capita Income $23,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.18%
Households 0.03% 0.14%
Families -0.1% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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.


Caroline County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 21 17th
Population Density1 # 20 21st
Diversity Index2 # 12 54th
Median Household Income # 18 29th
Per Capita Income # 21 17th

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