Lonaconing, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lonaconing, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Lonaconing had a population of 1,083 as of July 1, 2017. 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 39.5656 and longitude -78.9788 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lonaconing (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lonaconing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lonaconing: Coney.

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Lonaconing, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,083
Daytime Population: Workers 371
Daytime Population: Residents 655
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,026
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 1,050
Population in Familes 849
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 2,996
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $37,811
Average Household Income $48,195
Per Capita Income $20,121


Total Housing Units 500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $89,599
Average Home Value $114,022


Total Households 412
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 272
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 -0.84% -0.9%
Households -0.87% -0.89%
Families -0.69% -0.97%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 2017 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 # 311 40th
Population Density # 126 76th
Diversity Index # 507 3rd
Median Household Income # 498 4th
Per Capita Income # 489 6th

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