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Perryville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Perryville had a population of 4,421 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Perryville is located at latitude 39.5722 and longitude -76.0681 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Perryville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Perryville (GNIS ID: 2391357) 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 Perryville is located within District 7, Port Deposit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cecil County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Perryville 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 Perryville: Chesapeake, Lower Ferry, Perry Point, Susquehanna.

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


Total Population 4,421
Daytime Population: Workers 1,420
Daytime Population: Residents 2,533
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,953
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 4,089
Population in Familes 3,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 1,452
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $64,994
Average Household Income $79,907
Per Capita Income $32,787


Total Housing Units 2,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,109 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $264,011
Average Home Value $268,208


Total Households 1,788
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,144
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 0.19% 0.14%
Households 0.2% 0.18%
Families 0.17% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Perryville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perryville 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 # 208 60th
Population Density # 248 52nd
Diversity Index # 228 56th
Median Household Income # 284 45th
Per Capita Income # 265 49th

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