Herald Harbor, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Herald Harbor, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Herald Harbor Census Designated Place had a population of 2,743 as of July 1, 2017. Herald Harbor 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 Herald Harbor is located at latitude 39.0513 and longitude -76.5749 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Herald Harbor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Herald Harbor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389916) 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 Herald Harbor Census Designated Place is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Herald Harbor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,743
Daytime Population: Workers 164
Daytime Population: Residents 1,159
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 2,743
Population in Familes 2,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,630
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $103,918
Average Household Income $138,013
Per Capita Income $55,356


Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 940 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $411,250
Average Home Value $490,665


Total Households 1,100
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 753
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 0.73% 0.92%
Households 0.58% 0.77%
Families 0.43% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Herald Harbor, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herald Harbor 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 # 244 53rd
Population Density # 231 56th
Diversity Index # 396 24th
Median Household Income # 97 81st
Per Capita Income # 44 92nd

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