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The Cresaptown CDP(1) had a population of 5,366 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Cresaptown is located at latitude 39.5929 and longitude -78.8334 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Cresaptown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 764 feet.

The Cresaptown Census Designated Place 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 Cresaptown Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cresaptown: Bradys Mill, Cresap Station, Cresapburg.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Cresaptown, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 5,366 (100%)
Population in Households 2,966 (55.3%)
Population in Families 2,347 (43.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,400 (44.7%)
Population Density 2,019
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $50,794
Average Household Income $61,796
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $15,449
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 758 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $148,736
Average Home Value $158,191
Housing Affordability Index3 168


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 4.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.62% -0.23%
Households -0.94% -0.44%
Families   -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.24%

Cresaptown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cresaptown to the other 536 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 200 63rd
Population Density # 197 63rd
Median Household Income # 497 7th
Housing Affordability Index # 490 91st
Per Capita Income # 536 0th
Diversity Index # 204 62nd

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