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Annapolis, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Annapolis had a population of 39,751 as of July 1, 2018. Annapolis ranks in the upper 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 Annapolis is located at latitude 38.9722 and longitude -76.5054 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the City of Annapolis (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.91 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The City of Annapolis (GNIS ID: 2390562) 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 City of Annapolis is located within District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Annapolis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Annapolis: Anne Arundel Town, Anne Arundel Towne, Anne Arundell Town, Anne Arundell Towne, Arundel Towne, Arundelton, Crabtown, Proctors, Providence, The Athens of America, The Paris of America, Todds Landing, Town Land at Proctors.

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


Total Population 39,751
Population in Households 39,031
Population in Familes 27,498
Population in Group Qrtrs 720
Population Density1 5,524
Diversity Index2 73


Median Household Income $80,010
Average Household Income $111,242
Per Capita Income $46,602


Total Housing Units 18,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,346 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,061 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,122 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $418,780
Average Home Value $566,940


Total Households 16,407
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 8,849
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.61%
Households 0.21% 0.49%
Families 0.11% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Annapolis, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Annapolis 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 # 26 95th
Population Density # 44 92nd
Diversity Index # 52 90th
Median Household Income # 208 60th
Per Capita Income # 94 82nd

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