Taneytown, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Taneytown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Taneytown had a population of 6,765 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Taneytown is located at latitude 39.6563 and longitude -77.1688 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taneytown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 502 feet.

The City of Taneytown 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taneytown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taneytown: Taney Town, Tawneytown.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,765
Population in Households 6,716
Population in Familes 5,742
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 2,229
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,457
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,847
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,884 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $243,957
Average Home Value $255,074
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,009
Average Household Income $90,198
Per Capita Income $32,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.26%
Households 0.18% 0.29%
Families 0.35% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

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Taneytown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taneytown to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 164 69th
Population Density1 # 166 68th
Diversity Index2 # 360 31st
Median Household Income # 242 53rd
Per Capita Income # 255 51st

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