Ilchester, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ilchester, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Ilchester Census Designated Place had a population of 25,317 as of July 1, 2015. Ilchester 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 Ilchester is located at latitude 39.2162 and longitude -76.7619 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Ilchester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Ilchester Census Designated Place are located in Howard County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Baltimore County.

The Ilchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583638) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ilchester 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 Ilchester: Ilchester Mills.

Ilchester Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 25,317
Population in Households 25,307
Population in Familes 21,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,356
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,167
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 6,634
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,351 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,816 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 371 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $440,672
Average Home Value $488,733
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $112,069
Average Household Income $139,315
Per Capita Income $50,451
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.66%
Households 1.52% 1.71%
Families 1.38% 1.61%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.

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Ilchester, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ilchester 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 # 52 90th
Population Density1 # 156 70th
Diversity Index2 # 104 80th
Median Household Income # 63 88th
Per Capita Income # 61 88th

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