Hurlock, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hurlock, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Hurlock had a population of 2,168 as of July 1, 2016. Hurlock ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hurlock is located at latitude 38.6257 and longitude -75.8672 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hurlock (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Hurlock (GNIS ID: 2390253) 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 Hurlock is located within District 15, Hurlock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dorchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hurlock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,168
Population in Households 2,160
Population in Familes 1,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 814
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 808
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 560 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $163,743
Average Home Value $181,295


Median Household Income $39,190
Average Household Income $49,648
Per Capita Income $18,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.39%
Households 0.4% 0.27%
Families 0.76% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Hurlock, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurlock 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 # 264 49th
Population Density1 # 325 37th
Diversity Index2 # 91 83rd
Median Household Income # 494 5th
Per Capita Income # 500 3rd

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