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Algonquin, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Algonquin Census Designated Place had a population of 1,272 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Algonquin is located at latitude 38.5829 and longitude -76.1058 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Algonquin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 2.09 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Algonquin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389122) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Algonquin Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Cambridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dorchester County.


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Algonquin, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Algonquin, MD Housing Affordability Index is 178
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Algonquin, MD Wealth Index is 168
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,272
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Families 1,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density 1,693
Diversity Index1 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,690
Average Household Income $100,492
Per Capita Income $43,339
Wealth Index3 168

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $211,577
Housing Affordability Index2 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 569
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 398
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% -0.14%
Households 0.19% -0.14%
Families 0.36% -0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.79%

Algonquin, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algonquin to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 301 42nd
Population Density # 220 58th
Diversity Index # 276 47th
Median Household Income # 273 47th
Per Capita Income # 170 68th

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