Galesville, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galesville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Galesville Census Designated Place had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Galesville is located at latitude 38.8408 and longitude -76.5544 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Galesville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.39 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Galesville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629797) 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 Galesville Census Designated Place is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galesville 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 Galesville: Browntown, Gallaways, Galloways, West River, West River Landing.

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


Total Population 716
Daytime Population: Workers 356
Daytime Population: Residents 355
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 711
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 716
Population in Familes 610
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 552
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $102,970
Average Household Income $149,474
Per Capita Income $59,064


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $538,603
Average Home Value $593,552


Total Households 302
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 221
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 0.63% 0.77%
Households 0.51% 0.65%
Families 0.38% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Galesville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galesville 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 # 342 34th
Population Density # 383 26th
Diversity Index # 172 67th
Median Household Income # 98 81st
Per Capita Income # 36 93rd

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