Funkstown, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Funkstown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Funkstown had a population of 1,131 as of July 1, 2016. Funkstown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Funkstown is located at latitude 39.6085 and longitude -77.708 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Funkstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Town of Funkstown (GNIS ID: 2390196) 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 Funkstown is located within District 10, Funkstown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Funkstown 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 Funkstown: Funks Town, Hamburg, Jerusalem, Jerusalem Town.

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


Total Population 1,131
Population in Households 1,117
Population in Familes 816
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 2,969
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $180,978
Average Home Value $203,964


Median Household Income $42,770
Average Household Income $54,972
Per Capita Income $25,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.65% 1.51%
Households 3.47% 1.54%
Families 4.58% 1.24%
Median Household Income   -1.28%
Per Capita Income   0.29%
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.

Funkstown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Funkstown 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 # 308 41st
Population Density1 # 126 76th
Diversity Index2 # 403 22nd
Median Household Income # 468 10th
Per Capita Income # 389 25th

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