Cecil County MD Information


Cecil County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 106,057
Daytime Population: Workers 34,613
Daytime Population: Residents 54,130
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88,743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 104,614
Population in Familes 87,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,443
Population Density2 306
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $67,554
Average Household Income $82,571
Per Capita Income $30,495


Total Housing Units 43,534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,607 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,924 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,003 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $264,162
Average Home Value $298,368


Total Households 38,531
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 27,662
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 0.66% 0.91%
Households 0.61% 0.87%
Families 0.5% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.56%


Cecil County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cecil County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 13 50th
Population Density # 14 46th
Diversity Index # 20 21st
Median Household Income # 13 50th
Per Capita Income # 16 38th

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