Bel Air, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Bel Air, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Bel Air had a population of 10,434 as of July 1, 2016. Bel Air ranks in the upper 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 Bel Air is located at latitude 39.5349 and longitude -76.3463 in Harford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bel Air (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Harford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Town of Bel Air (GNIS ID: 2390717) 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 Bel Air is located within District 3, Bel Air, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bel Air 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 Bel Air: Aquila Scotts Old Field, Belair, Bellair, Bell-Air, Belly Air.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 10,434
Population in Households 10,160
Population in Familes 7,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density1 3,436
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,640
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,807
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,110 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,529 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $257,010
Average Home Value $269,465
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,077
Average Household Income $87,928
Per Capita Income $37,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.53%
Households 0.54% 0.56%
Families 1.45% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Bel Air, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bel Air 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 # 122 77th
Population Density1 # 102 81st
Diversity Index2 # 304 42nd
Median Household Income # 234 55th
Per Capita Income # 175 66th

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