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Lake Shore, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Lake Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 20,213 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Shore is located at latitude 39.092 and longitude -76.4895 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Shore Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.43 sq. miles and a water area of 4.2 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Lake Shore Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390025) 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 Lake Shore Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Shore 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 Lake Shore: Jacobs Store, Lakeshore.

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


Total Population 20,213
Daytime Population: Workers 4,254
Daytime Population: Residents 9,100
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,354
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 20,198
Population in Familes 17,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 1,506
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $97,998
Average Household Income $117,015
Per Capita Income $41,588


Total Housing Units 7,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,394 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 760 (10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $374,658
Average Home Value $458,812


Total Households 7,154
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 5,565
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 0.51% 0.64%
Households 0.38% 0.56%
Families 0.28% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Lake Shore, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Shore 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 # 66 87th
Population Density # 242 53rd
Diversity Index # 373 28th
Median Household Income # 126 76th
Per Capita Income # 138 74th

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