Cecil County MD Information


Cecil County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 105,781
Population in Households 104,350
Population in Familes 87,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,431
Population Density1 306
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 38,519
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 27,679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 43,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,495 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,024 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,152 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $250,413
Average Home Value $285,919


Median Household Income $66,513
Average Household Income $80,645
Per Capita Income $29,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.83%
Households 0.7% 0.8%
Families 0.59% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Cecil County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cecil County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 13 50th
Population Density1 # 14 46th
Diversity Index2 # 20 21st
Median Household Income # 12 54th
Per Capita Income # 15 42nd

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