The table below compares Somerset County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 23||8th|
|Population Density1||# 21||17th|
|Diversity Index2||# 6||79th|
|Median Household Income||# 22||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 23||8th|
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|Population in Households||20,988|
|Population in Familes||16,005|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5,703|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||11,466 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,538 (48.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,359 (29.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,569 (22.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$137,570|
|Average Home Value||$179,225|
|Median Household Income||$40,497|
|Average Household Income||$52,593|
|Per Capita Income||$21,259|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.9%|
|Per Capita Income||3.25%|
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