Bivalve, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bivalve, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Bivalve Census Designated Place had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2016. Bivalve ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bivalve is located at latitude 38.3073 and longitude -75.8779 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Bivalve Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Bivalve Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583585) 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 Bivalve Census Designated Place is located within District 17, Westside, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bivalve 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 Bivalve: Waltersville.

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


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 157
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $228,125
Average Home Value $351,370


Median Household Income $53,626
Average Household Income $69,234
Per Capita Income $30,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.39%
Households 0.18% 0.23%
Families 0.57% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Bivalve, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bivalve 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 # 435 16th
Population Density1 # 481 7th
Diversity Index2 # 194 62nd
Median Household Income # 394 24th
Per Capita Income # 279 46th

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