Allegany County MD Information

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  1. Allegany County 2019 Demographic Data
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Allegany County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 72,335
Population in Households 64,738
Population in Familes 49,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,597
Population Density 171
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,880
Average Household Income $57,071
Per Capita Income $22,465
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,651 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,541 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,119 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $128,982
Housing Affordability Index2 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 28,192
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,099
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.4% -0.62%
Households -0.37% -0.68%
Families -0.53% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

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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, 2019 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 # 23 8th
Per Capita Income # 23 8th

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