Emmitsburg, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Emmitsburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Emmitsburg had a population of 2,940 as of July 1, 2018. Emmitsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Emmitsburg is located at latitude 39.7051 and longitude -77.3217 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Emmitsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 436 feet.

The Town of Emmitsburg (GNIS ID: 2390171) 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 Emmitsburg is located within District 5, Emmitsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emmitsburg: Carrollsburg, Emmetsburg, Emmettsburgh, Poplar Fields, Silver Fancy, Silver Field.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,940
Population in Households 2,799
Population in Familes 2,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density2 1,944
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,797
Average Household Income $73,811
Per Capita Income $28,570

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 679 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $242,500
Average Home Value $281,664
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,045
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 704
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 0.68%
Households 0.57% 0.77%
Families 0.6% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   4.16%

Emmitsburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emmitsburg 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 # 240 54th
Population Density # 197 62nd
Diversity Index # 407 22nd
Median Household Income # 371 29th
Per Capita Income # 354 32nd

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