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Princess Anne, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Princess Anne had a population of 3,295 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

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

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Princess Anne, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,295
Population in Households 3,042
Population in Familes 1,979
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density1 1,976
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,275
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 669
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (59.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $169,231
Average Home Value $210,461


Median Household Income $29,436
Average Household Income $38,544
Per Capita Income $15,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.01%
Households -0.01% -0.05%
Families 0.49% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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, 2015 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 # 227 56th
Population Density1 # 186 64th
Diversity Index2 # 142 73rd
Median Household Income # 517 0th
Per Capita Income # 517 0th

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