Perryville, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Perryville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Perryville had a population of 4,338 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Perryville is located at latitude 39.5722 and longitude -76.0681 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Perryville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Perryville 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 Perryville 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 Perryville: Chesapeake, Lower Ferry, Perry Point, Susquehanna.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,338
Population in Households 4,003
Population in Familes 3,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density1 1,422
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,772
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,135
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,096 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $239,096
Average Home Value $254,170
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,555
Average Household Income $68,666
Per Capita Income $27,274
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% 0.17%
Households 0.11% 0.26%
Families 0.08% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Perryville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perryville 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 # 209 60th
Population Density1 # 247 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 234 55th
Median Household Income # 345 34th
Per Capita Income # 349 33rd

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