Luke, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Luke, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Luke had a population of 63 as of July 1, 2018. Luke ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Luke is located at latitude 39.4751 and longitude -79.057 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Luke encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 961 feet.

The Town of Luke (GNIS ID: 2391277) 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 Luke is located within District 8, Westernport/Luke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Luke: West Piedmont.

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


Total Population 63
Population in Households 57
Population in Familes 44
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,074
Average Household Income $48,547
Per Capita Income $22,311


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (32.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (45.8%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $86,765


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.38% -0.64%
Households -0.37% -0.63%
Families 0.0% -1.14%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Luke, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luke to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 502 3rd
Population Density # 466 10th
Diversity Index # 462 11th
Median Household Income # 507 2nd
Per Capita Income # 465 10th

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