Nikep, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nikep, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Nikep Census Designated Place had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2017. Nikep ranks in 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 Nikep is located at latitude 39.5516 and longitude -78.9977 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Nikep Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The Nikep Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583666) 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 Nikep Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Barton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nikep 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 Nikep: Pekin, Pekin Mine.

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


Total Population 118
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 784
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $39,161
Average Household Income $53,212
Per Capita Income $21,960


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $117,500


Total Households 40
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.24% -0.17%
Households 0.35% -0.51%
Families -0.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Nikep, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nikep 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 # 478 8th
Population Density # 331 36th
Diversity Index # 484 7th
Median Household Income # 492 5th
Per Capita Income # 464 11th

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