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Severn, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Severn Census Designated Place had a population of 54,870 as of July 1, 2019. Severn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Severn is located at latitude 39.1371 and longitude -76.6983 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Severn Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 17.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Severn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390278) 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 Severn Census Designated Place is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Severn: Boone.

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Severn, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Severn, MD Housing Affordability Index is 142
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Severn, MD Wealth Index is 154
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 54,870
Population in Households 54,841
Population in Families 46,923
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density 2,995
Diversity Index1 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $102,432
Average Household Income $122,012
Per Capita Income $43,305
Wealth Index3 154

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,357 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,137 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,127 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $360,990
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,494
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 14,496
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.35% 1.56%
Households 2.36% 1.54%
Families 2.19% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Severn, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Severn to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 15 97th
Population Density # 124 76th
Diversity Index # 68 87th
Median Household Income # 125 76th
Per Capita Income # 171 67th

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