Zihlman, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Zihlman, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Zihlman Census Designated Place had a population of 358 as of July 1, 2017. Zihlman 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 Zihlman is located at latitude 39.6741 and longitude -78.9131 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Zihlman Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,601 feet.

The Zihlman Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583708) 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 Zihlman Census Designated Place is located within District 13, Mount Savage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Zihlman 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 Zihlman: Allegany, Allegany Mines, Allegany Station, Little Allegany.

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


Total Population 358
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 203
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 250
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 336
Population in Familes 261
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $50,588
Average Household Income $67,611
Per Capita Income $29,816


Total Housing Units 172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $163,393
Average Home Value $195,796


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 98
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 -0.15% -0.51%
Households -0.09% -0.54%
Families 0.28% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Zihlman, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zihlman 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 # 396 24th
Population Density # 464 11th
Diversity Index # 433 17th
Median Household Income # 432 17th
Per Capita Income # 321 38th

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