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Lonaconing, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Lonaconing had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2019. Lonaconing ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lonaconing is located at latitude 39.5659 and longitude -78.9803 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lonaconing encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,509 feet.

The Town of Lonaconing (GNIS ID: 2391273) 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 Lonaconing is located within District 10, Lonaconing, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lonaconing: Coney.

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Lonaconing, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lonaconing, MD Housing Affordability Index is 301
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Lonaconing, MD Wealth Index is 42
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,060 (100%)
Population in Households 1,026 (96.8%)
Population in Families 830 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 34 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 2,929
Diversity Index2 5
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,613
Average Household Income $53,864
Per Capita Income $21,279
Wealth Index4 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 475 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $81,410
Housing Affordability Index3 301
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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 -0.89% -1.04%
Households -0.92% -1.06%
Families -0.82% -1.16%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Lonaconing, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lonaconing to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 313 40th
Population Density # 129 75th
Diversity Index # 500 4th
Median Household Income # 462 11th
Per Capita Income # 484 7th

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