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Rock Hall, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Rock Hall had a population of 1,373 as of July 1, 2017. Rock Hall ranks in the lower 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 Rock Hall is located at latitude 39.1379 and longitude -76.2395 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rock Hall (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Rock Hall (GNIS ID: 2391394) 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 Rock Hall is located within District 5, Edesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Hall 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 Rock Hall: Eastern Neck, Rockhall.

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Rock Hall, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,373
Daytime Population: Workers 819
Daytime Population: Residents 637
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,456
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,355
Population in Familes 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,025
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $47,909
Average Household Income $72,211
Per Capita Income $33,798


Total Housing Units 979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 328 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $254,891
Average Home Value $327,730


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 392
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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.5%
Households 0.45% 0.46%
Families 0.65% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Rock Hall, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock Hall 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 # 296 43rd
Population Density # 296 43rd
Diversity Index # 392 24th
Median Household Income # 449 14th
Per Capita Income # 243 53rd

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