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Silver Hill, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Silver Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 5,791 as of July 1, 2016. Silver Hill 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 Silver Hill is located at latitude 38.8398 and longitude -76.9386 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Silver Hill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Silver Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583688) 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 Silver Hill Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Silver Hill, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,791
Population in Households 5,678
Population in Familes 4,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 4,322
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 2,464
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,326
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 695 (25.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,769 (65.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $213,382
Average Home Value $220,346


Median Household Income $54,328
Average Household Income $68,388
Per Capita Income $29,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% 0.14%
Households -0.62% 0.0%
Families -0.5% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Silver Hill, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Hill 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 # 183 65th
Population Density1 # 75 86th
Diversity Index2 # 347 33rd
Median Household Income # 378 27th
Per Capita Income # 303 42nd

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