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North Beach, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of North Beach had a population of 2,081 as of July 1, 2021. North Beach ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Beach is located at latitude 38.7073 and longitude -76.5311 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Town of North Beach encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of North Beach has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of North Beach is located within District 3, Sunderland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Beach: North Chesapeake Beach.

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North Beach, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 2,081 (100%)
Population in Households 2,077 (99.8%)
Population in Families 1,519 (73.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 6,318
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $84,404
Average Household Income $100,280
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $42,488
Wealth Index5 93


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $323,361
Average Home Value $368,585
Housing Affordability Index3 157


Total Households 966
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.52% 0.43%
Families 1.58% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
Owner Occupied HU   0.86%

North Beach, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Beach 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 271 48th
Population Density # 27 95th
Median Household Income # 231 56th
Housing Affordability Index # 305 59th
Per Capita Income # 198 62nd
Diversity Index # 285 46th

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