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Ridgely, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Ridgely had a population of 1,735 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgely is located at latitude 38.9529 and longitude -75.8827 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ridgely (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Town of Ridgely (GNIS ID: 2391389) 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 Ridgely is located within District 7, Ridgely, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

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

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


Total Population 1,735
Daytime Population: Workers 661
Daytime Population: Residents 926
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,587
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 1,713
Population in Familes 1,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 930
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $52,267
Average Household Income $65,283
Per Capita Income $23,894


Total Housing Units 693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $211,792
Average Home Value $240,920


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 446
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 0.75% 0.49%
Households 0.69% 0.5%
Families 1.03% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Ridgely, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgely 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 # 285 45th
Population Density # 305 41st
Diversity Index # 160 69th
Median Household Income # 418 19th
Per Capita Income # 427 18th

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