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Mount Airy, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Airy had a population of 9,705 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Airy is located at latitude 39.3747 and longitude -77.1538 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Airy (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 774 feet.

The Town of Mount Airy (GNIS ID: 2391316) 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 Mount Airy is located within District 13, Mount Airy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy: Mountairy, Parrs Spring Ridge.

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


Total Population 9,705
Population in Households 9,583
Population in Familes 8,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 2,357
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 3,242
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 2,502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,788 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $366,390
Average Home Value $387,859


Median Household Income $98,063
Average Household Income $109,380
Per Capita Income $38,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.75%
Households 0.68% 0.73%
Families 0.32% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Mount Airy, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Airy 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 # 133 75th
Population Density1 # 159 69th
Diversity Index2 # 343 34th
Median Household Income # 113 78th
Per Capita Income # 171 67th

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