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Easton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Easton had a population of 16,757 as of July 1, 2016. Easton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Easton is located at latitude 38.7757 and longitude -76.0694 in Talbot County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Easton (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Talbot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Easton (GNIS ID: 2390158) 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 Easton is located within District 1, Easton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Talbot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Easton 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 Easton: Court House, Pitts Bridge, Talbot Court House, Talbot Courthouse, Talbot Town.

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


Total Population 16,757
Population in Households 16,386
Population in Familes 12,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density1 1,490
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 7,109
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 4,278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,173 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,936 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 889 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $297,087
Average Home Value $341,419


Median Household Income $52,837
Average Household Income $70,706
Per Capita Income $30,720
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.26%
Households 0.5% 0.28%
Families 0.49% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Easton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Easton 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 # 83 84th
Population Density1 # 244 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 129 75th
Median Household Income # 406 22nd
Per Capita Income # 276 47th

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