Point of Rocks, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Point of Rocks, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Point of Rocks Census Designated Place had a population of 1,804 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Point of Rocks is located at latitude 39.2781 and longitude -77.5292 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Point of Rocks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Point of Rocks Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583673) 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 Point of Rocks Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Buckeystown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Point of Rocks: Nelsons Ferry, Trammelstown.

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


Total Population 1,804
Population in Households 1,804
Population in Familes 1,629
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,639
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $111,549
Average Household Income $127,221
Per Capita Income $43,316


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 553 (86.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $324,790
Average Home Value $371,279


Total Households 596
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.55% 1.99%
Households 2.4% 1.97%
Families 2.42% 1.88%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Point of Rocks, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Point of Rocks 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 # 282 46th
Population Density # 228 56th
Diversity Index # 229 56th
Median Household Income # 75 86th
Per Capita Income # 137 74th

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