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Lake Shore, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Lake Shore Census Designated Place had a population of 19,823 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Shore is located at latitude 39.1071 and longitude -76.485 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Shore Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Shore: Jacobs Store, Lakeshore.

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


Total Population 19,823
Population in Households 19,807
Population in Familes 17,323
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 1,477
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $103,437
Average Household Income $122,584
Per Capita Income $43,551


Total Housing Units 7,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,329 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 684 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $398,356
Average Home Value $473,590


Total Households 7,013
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 5,450
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.41%
Households 0.09% 0.32%
Families -0.01% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 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 # 67 87th
Population Density # 245 53rd
Diversity Index # 384 26th
Median Household Income # 114 78th
Per Capita Income # 131 75th

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