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Point of Rocks, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Point of Rocks Census Designated Place had a population of 1,755 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Point of Rocks is located at latitude 39.2781 and longitude -77.5292 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Point of Rocks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Point of Rocks Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583673) 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 Point of Rocks Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Buckeystown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Point of Rocks 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 Point of Rocks: Nelsons Ferry, Trammelstown.

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Point of Rocks Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,755
Population in Households 1,755
Population in Familes 1,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,593
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 474
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 529 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $337,037
Average Home Value $378,066


Median Household Income $101,345
Average Household Income $107,473
Per Capita Income $36,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.49% 2.48%
Households 3.57% 2.52%
Families 3.53% 2.37%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Point of Rocks, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point of Rocks 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 # 284 45th
Population Density1 # 230 56th
Diversity Index2 # 245 53rd
Median Household Income # 94 82nd
Per Capita Income # 182 65th

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