Federalsburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Federalsburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Federalsburg had a population of 2,677 as of July 1, 2016. Federalsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Federalsburg is located at latitude 38.6923 and longitude -75.7725 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Federalsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Federalsburg (GNIS ID: 2390180) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Federalsburg is located within District 5, Federalsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Federalsburg 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 Federalsburg: Federalsburgh, Northwest Fork Bridge, The Bridge.

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


Total Population 2,677
Population in Households 2,677
Population in Familes 2,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,387
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 694
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $177,878
Average Home Value $178,525


Median Household Income $37,854
Average Household Income $47,707
Per Capita Income $18,628
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.21%
Households -0.43% -0.31%
Families -0.3% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Federalsburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Federalsburg 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 # 247 53rd
Population Density1 # 252 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 133 75th
Median Household Income # 500 4th
Per Capita Income # 502 3rd

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