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Garretts Mill, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Garretts Mill Census Designated Place had a population of 248 as of July 1, 2016. Garretts Mill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Garretts Mill is located at latitude 39.3533 and longitude -77.6889 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Garretts Mill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Garretts Mill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583628) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Garretts Mill Census Designated Place is located within District 11, Sandy Hook, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garretts Mill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 248
Population in Households 248
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 434
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $230,556
Average Home Value $274,128


Median Household Income $64,016
Average Household Income $82,899
Per Capita Income $32,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.64%
Households 0.97% 0.58%
Families 0.88% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Garretts Mill, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garretts Mill 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 # 422 19th
Population Density1 # 407 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 442 15th
Median Household Income # 277 47th
Per Capita Income # 258 50th

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