Federalsburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Federalsburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Federalsburg had a population of 2,661 as of July 1, 2017. Federalsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Federalsburg is located at latitude 38.6923 and longitude -75.7725 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Federalsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Federalsburg (GNIS ID: 2390180) 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 Federalsburg is located within District 5, Federalsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Federalsburg 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 Federalsburg: Federalsburgh, Northwest Fork Bridge, The Bridge.

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


Total Population 2,661
Daytime Population: Workers 1,372
Daytime Population: Residents 1,539
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,911
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 2,661
Population in Familes 2,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,379
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $36,802
Average Household Income $46,091
Per Capita Income $18,020


Total Housing Units 1,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $180,583
Average Home Value $179,366


Total Households 1,049
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 691
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 -0.39% -0.07%
Households -0.43% -0.1%
Families -0.32% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Federalsburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Federalsburg 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 # 248 52nd
Population Density # 254 51st
Diversity Index # 130 75th
Median Household Income # 505 3rd
Per Capita Income # 511 2nd

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