Severn, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Severn, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Severn Census Designated Place had a population of 51,679 as of July 1, 2017. 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 39.1356 and longitude -76.694 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Severn Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Severn 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 Severn: Boone.

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


Total Population 51,679
Daytime Population: Workers 18,151
Daytime Population: Residents 24,088
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,239
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 51,653
Population in Familes 44,162
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 2,914
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $95,524
Average Household Income $113,438
Per Capita Income $40,086


Total Housing Units 19,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,190 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,080 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 835 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $354,895
Average Home Value $365,391


Total Households 18,270
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 13,643
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 2.17% 1.73%
Households 2.11% 1.68%
Families 1.96% 1.56%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 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 # 16 97th
Population Density # 130 75th
Diversity Index # 68 87th
Median Household Income # 137 74th
Per Capita Income # 158 70th

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