Taylors Island, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Taylors Island, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Taylors Island Census Designated Place had a population of 178 as of July 1, 2017. Taylors Island 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 Taylors Island is located at latitude 38.4711 and longitude -76.316 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Taylors Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Taylors Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629808) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Taylors Island Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Taylors Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dorchester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylors Island population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Taylors Island: Taylor Island, Taylor's Island.

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Taylors Island, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 178
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 67
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 172
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 174
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $65,385
Average Household Income $83,475
Per Capita Income $37,669


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (48.3%)
Median Home Value $277,778
Average Home Value $320,076


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.33%
Households 0.36% 0.26%
Families 0.79% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Taylors Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylors Island to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 442 15th
Population Density # 514 1st
Diversity Index # 358 31st
Median Household Income # 282 46th
Per Capita Income # 195 63rd

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