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Crisfield, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Crisfield had a population of 2,631 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Crisfield is located at latitude 37.9755 and longitude -75.8546 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crisfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 1.44 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Crisfield (GNIS ID: 2390579) 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 City of Crisfield is located within District 7, Crisfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crisfield 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 Crisfield: Annemessex, Somers Cove.

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


Total Population 2,631
Population in Households 2,609
Population in Familes 2,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 1,516
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,078
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 653
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (32.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 465 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $133,247
Average Home Value $194,639


Median Household Income $37,867
Average Household Income $46,696
Per Capita Income $19,937
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.45%
Households -0.51% -0.45%
Families -0.34% -0.59%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   -0.42%
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.

Crisfield, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crisfield 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 # 249 52nd
Population Density1 # 240 54th
Diversity Index2 # 135 74th
Median Household Income # 499 4th
Per Capita Income # 487 6th

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