Allegany County MD Information


Allegany County Subdivisions

Allegany County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 73,112
Population in Households 65,515
Population in Familes 50,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,597
Population Density2 172
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $43,237
Average Household Income $58,744
Per Capita Income $25,308


Total Housing Units 33,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,822 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,678 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,811 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $133,858
Average Home Value $165,740


Total Households 28,500
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,300
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.46%
Households -0.28% -0.5%
Families -0.45% -0.63%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   3.65%


Allegany County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allegany County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 16 38th
Population Density # 16 38th
Diversity Index # 22 13th
Median Household Income # 24 4th
Per Capita Income # 22 13th

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