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Mardela Springs, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Mardela Springs had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mardela Springs is located at latitude 38.4576 and longitude -75.7554 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mardela Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Mardela Springs (GNIS ID: 2391285) 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 Mardela Springs is located within District 1, Barren Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mardela Springs 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 Mardela Springs: Baron Creek Springs, Barren Creek, Barren Creek Springs, Mardella Springs, Russum Creek.

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


Total Population 359
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 305
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 911
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $195,690
Average Home Value $253,153


Median Household Income $74,292
Average Household Income $82,246
Per Capita Income $29,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.5%
Households 0.35% 0.29%
Families 0.96% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Mardela Springs, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mardela Springs 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 # 396 24th
Population Density1 # 308 41st
Diversity Index2 # 268 48th
Median Household Income # 215 59th
Per Capita Income # 301 42nd

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