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Princess Anne, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Princess Anne had a population of 3,246 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Princess Anne is located at latitude 38.2051 and longitude -75.6964 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Princess Anne (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Princess Anne (GNIS ID: 2391373) 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 Town of Princess Anne is located within District 1, West Princess Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Princess Anne 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 Princess Anne: Princess Ann, Princess Anne Town.

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


Total Population 3,246
Population in Households 3,002
Population in Familes 1,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density1 1,942
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,263
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 665
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 879 (57.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $209,635


Median Household Income $29,057
Average Household Income $40,030
Per Capita Income $16,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.33%
Households -0.16% -0.3%
Families 0.32% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   0.19%
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.

Princess Anne, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princess Anne 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 # 229 56th
Population Density1 # 193 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 144 72nd
Median Household Income # 517 0th
Per Capita Income # 515 1st

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