Deal Island, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Deal Island, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Deal Island Census Designated Place had a population of 449 as of July 1, 2016. Deal Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Deal Island is located at latitude 38.1528 and longitude -75.9399 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Deal Island Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 2.34 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Deal Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389398) 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 Deal Island Census Designated Place is located within District 14, Deal Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Deal Island 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 Deal Island: Deal, Deal Islands, Deals Island, Deal's Island, Deils Island, Deil's Island.

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


Total Population 449
Population in Households 449
Population in Familes 359
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $94,355
Average Home Value $148,276


Median Household Income $30,562
Average Household Income $38,498
Per Capita Income $17,745
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.59%
Households -0.48% -0.41%
Families -0.84% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.34%
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.

Deal Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deal Island 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 # 381 27th
Population Density1 # 489 6th
Diversity Index2 # 436 16th
Median Household Income # 516 1st
Per Capita Income # 511 2nd

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