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Port Deposit, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Port Deposit had a population of 672 as of July 1, 2016. Port Deposit ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Port Deposit is located at latitude 39.6106 and longitude -76.0981 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Port Deposit (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Port Deposit (GNIS ID: 2391367) 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 Port Deposit is located within District 7, Port Deposit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cecil County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Deposit 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 Port Deposit: Cresap, Cresaps Ferry, Creswells Ferry, Rock Run, Smiths Falls, Smiths Ferry, Upper Ferry.

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


Total Population 672
Population in Households 660
Population in Familes 518
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 296
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 (39.2%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $177,669


Median Household Income $53,778
Average Household Income $72,425
Per Capita Income $28,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.21%
Households 0.48% 0.22%
Families 2.82% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

Port Deposit, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Deposit 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 # 347 33rd
Population Density1 # 455 12th
Diversity Index2 # 269 48th
Median Household Income # 392 25th
Per Capita Income # 335 35th

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