Choptank, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Choptank Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Choptank Content

Also See: Preston, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Choptank, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Choptank Census Designated Place had a population of 126 as of July 1, 2017. Choptank ranks in the lower 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 Choptank is located at latitude 38.6823 and longitude -75.9494 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Choptank Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Choptank Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583598) 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 Choptank Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Preston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Choptank population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Choptank: Leonards Wharf, Medford Wharf, Medfords Wharf.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


Choptank Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MD Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: District 4, Preston | Caroline County | Maryland Counties / Independent Cities

Search the map for:

Choptank, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 126
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 53
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.42
Population in Households 126
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 529
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $65,224
Average Household Income $82,304
Per Capita Income $32,435


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $205,000
Average Home Value $227,273


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.16%
Households -0.26% -0.38%
Families 1.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

Choptank, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Choptank to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 473 9th
Population Density # 389 25th
Diversity Index # 332 36th
Median Household Income # 283 46th
Per Capita Income # 269 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.

Maryland Research Tools

Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Maryland Census Data
Highest or Lowest: