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The Broomes Island CDP(1) had a population of 382 as of July 1, 2022.

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 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Broomes Island, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 382 (100%)
Population in Households 381 (99.7%)
Population in Families 335 (87.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 525
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $139,101
Average Household Income $168,856
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $61,626
Wealth Index5 233


Total HU (Housing Units) 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $444,231
Average Home Value $516,460
Housing Affordability Index3 162


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.35% 0.26%
Households 0.26% 0.46%
Families   0.30%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.70%
Owner Occupied HU   0.50%

Broomes Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomes Island to the other 536 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 405 25th
Population Density # 390 27th
Median Household Income # 62 89th
Housing Affordability Index # 471 88th
Per Capita Income # 87 84th
Diversity Index # 272 49th

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