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Jessup, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Jessup Census Designated Place had a population of 7,296 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Jessup is located at latitude 39.1454 and longitude -76.7723 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Jessup Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Jessup Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389987) 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 Jessup Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jessup 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 Jessup: Andersonville, Hooversville, Jessups, Jessups Cut, Jessups Cut Station, Pierceland.

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


Total Population 7,296
Daytime Population: Workers 20,826
Daytime Population: Residents 1,099
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,925
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.01
Population in Households 1,926
Population in Familes 1,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,370
Population Density2 1,389
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $68,060
Average Household Income $92,451
Per Capita Income $13,253


Total Housing Units 612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 452 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $314,286
Average Home Value $317,699


Total Households 575
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 391
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 0.3% 0.56%
Households 1.53% 1.49%
Families 1.5% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Jessup, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jessup 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 # 158 70th
Population Density # 253 51st
Diversity Index # 143 72nd
Median Household Income # 265 49th
Per Capita Income # 518 0th

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