Talbot County MD Information


Talbot County Subdivisions

Talbot County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 38,440
Population in Households 38,046
Population in Familes 30,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 394
Population Density1 143
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 16,470
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 10,813
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,668 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,802 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,693 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $291,785
Average Home Value $432,831


Median Household Income $59,979
Average Household Income $86,884
Per Capita Income $37,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.34%
Households 0.45% 0.35%
Families 0.25% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   3.29%
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.


Talbot County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Talbot County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 19 25th
Population Density1 # 17 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 14 46th
Median Household Income # 14 46th
Per Capita Income # 9 67th

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