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Princess Anne, Maryland - Basic Facts

Princess Anne is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Princess Anne.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Somerset County at latitude 38.2029 and longitude -75.6924. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Princess Anne (see map) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Princess Anne: Princess Ann, Princess Anne Town.

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Princess Anne, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,331
Population in Households 3,074
Population in Familes 2,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 257
Population Density1 1,998
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,291
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 676
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (25.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 900 (58.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $148,246
Average Home Value $192,092


Median Household Income $30,742
Average Household Income $39,757
Per Capita Income $16,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.17%
Households 0.28% 0.14%
Families 0.85% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.21%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 226 57th
Population Density1 # 183 65th
Diversity Index2 # 139 73rd
Median Household Income # 516 1st
Per Capita Income # 514 1st

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