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Secretary, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Secretary had a population of 551 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Secretary is located at latitude 38.6093 and longitude -75.9474 in Dorchester County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Secretary encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dorchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Town of Secretary (GNIS ID: 2391406) 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 Secretary is located within District 2, East New Market, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dorchester County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Secretary, MD Housing Affordability Index is 173
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

Secretary, MD Wealth Index is 65
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 551
Population in Households 548
Population in Families 459
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 1,892
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,471
Average Household Income $65,945
Per Capita Income $26,385
Wealth Index3 65

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $173,171
Housing Affordability Index2 173
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 218
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 157
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 0.32% -0.04%
Households 0.25% -0.09%
Families 0.0% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Secretary, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Secretary 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 # 362 30th
Population Density # 203 61st
Diversity Index # 314 39th
Median Household Income # 397 24th
Per Capita Income # 411 21st

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