Also See: Shady Side, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Shady Side CDP(1) had a population of 5,925 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Shady Side is located at latitude 38.8418 and longitude -76.5122 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Shady Side Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.76 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.
The Shady Side Census Designated Place 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shady Side: Parrishes Choice, Rural Felicity, Shadyside, The Swamp.
|Total Population||5,925 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,920 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||4,979 (84.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||5 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$102,422|
|Average Household Income||$122,691|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,204|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,622 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,998 (76.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||280 (10.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||344 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$349,482|
|Average Home Value||$418,978|
|Housing Affordability Index3||160|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.25%|
|Per Capita Income||2.14%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.46%|
The table below compares Shady Side to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 179||66th|
|Population Density||# 312||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 145||72nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 328||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 145||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 266||49th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.