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Broomes Island, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Broomes Island Census Designated Place had a population of 416 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Broomes Island is located at latitude 38.4182 and longitude -76.5441 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Broomes Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Broomes Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629789) 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 Broomes Island Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Solomons Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Broomes Island: Broome Island.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Broomes Island, MD Housing Affordability Index is 174
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

Broomes Island, MD Wealth Index is 193
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 416
Population in Households 415
Population in Families 367
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 572
Diversity Index1 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $119,185
Average Household Income $133,099
Per Capita Income $44,415
Wealth Index3 193

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $382,292
Housing Affordability Index2 174
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 126
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 0.29% 0.33%
Households 0.27% 0.37%
Families 1.09% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Broomes Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomes Island 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 # 386 26th
Population Density # 369 29th
Diversity Index # 251 52nd
Median Household Income # 66 87th
Per Capita Income # 156 70th

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