Manchester, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Manchester, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Manchester had a population of 5,371 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 39.6612 and longitude -76.885 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The Town of Manchester (GNIS ID: 2391284) 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 Manchester is located within District 6, Manchester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manchester: Noodle Doosey.

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Manchester, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,371
Population in Households 5,287
Population in Familes 4,676
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 2,296
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $88,744
Average Household Income $100,266
Per Capita Income $35,298


Total Housing Units 1,918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,505 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $318,376
Average Home Value $348,305


Total Households 1,827
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,431
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.35% 1.02%
Households 1.38% 1.04%
Families 1.47% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Manchester, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 191 63rd
Population Density # 166 68th
Diversity Index # 380 27th
Median Household Income # 166 68th
Per Capita Income # 246 53rd

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