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Leonardtown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Leonardtown had a population of 3,734 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Leonardtown is located at latitude 38.3039 and longitude -76.6397 in St. Mary's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leonardtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. St. Mary's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Town of Leonardtown (GNIS ID: 2391269) 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 Leonardtown is located within District 3, Leonardtown, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leonardtown 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 Leonardtown: Benedict Leonard Town, Leonard Town, Seymour Town, Seymourtown, Shepherds Old Fields, Sheppards Old Fields.

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


Total Population 3,734
Population in Households 3,448
Population in Familes 2,870
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density1 1,052
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,336
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 926
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 823 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $380,000
Average Home Value $476,274


Median Household Income $68,438
Average Household Income $89,020
Per Capita Income $32,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.66% 2.6%
Households 3.37% 2.56%
Families 6.41% 2.62%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Leonardtown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonardtown 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 # 219 58th
Population Density1 # 292 44th
Diversity Index2 # 190 64th
Median Household Income # 244 53rd
Per Capita Income # 256 51st

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