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Solomons, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Solomons Census Designated Place had a population of 2,514 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Solomons is located at latitude 38.3185 and longitude -76.4541 in Calvert County. The formal boundaries for the Solomons Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Calvert County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Solomons Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390311) 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 Solomons Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Solomons Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calvert County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Solomons: Solomon.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Solomons, MD Housing Affordability Index is 83
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

Solomons, MD Wealth Index is 239
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 2,514
Population in Households 2,403
Population in Families 1,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density 1,263
Diversity Index1 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,027
Average Household Income $140,948
Per Capita Income $68,465
Wealth Index3 239

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 893 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 349 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $525,090
Housing Affordability Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,300
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 2
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 0.65% 1.14%
Households 0.72% 1.17%
Families 2.18% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

Solomons, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solomons 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 # 254 51st
Population Density # 263 49th
Diversity Index # 299 42nd
Median Household Income # 180 65th
Per Capita Income # 28 95th

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