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Chance, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Chance Census Designated Place had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2016. Chance ranks in the lower 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 Chance is located at latitude 38.178 and longitude -75.9388 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Chance Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.91 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Chance Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389301) 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 Chance Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Tangier, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chance 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 Chance: Rock Creek.


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Chance Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 337
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 269
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 202
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 149
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (43.1%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $181,144
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,176
Average Household Income $48,700
Per Capita Income $21,455
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.74% -0.72%
Households -0.53% -0.54%
Families -0.79% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.69%
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.

Chance, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chance 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 # 400 23rd
Population Density1 # 471 9th
Diversity Index2 # 247 53rd
Median Household Income # 478 8th
Per Capita Income # 467 10th

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