Garrett County MD Information


Garrett County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 30,802
Daytime Population: Workers 14,670
Daytime Population: Residents 15,405
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,075
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 30,276
Population in Familes 25,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 526
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,518
Average Household Income $58,737
Per Capita Income $23,811


Total Housing Units 19,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,208 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,018 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,471 (37.9%)
Median Home Value $173,488
Average Home Value $233,661


Total Households 12,226
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 8,482
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 0.32% 0.16%
Households 0.19% 0.08%
Families 0.07% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   2.85%


Garrett County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrett County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 22 13th
Population Density # 24 4th
Diversity Index # 24 4th
Median Household Income # 22 13th
Per Capita Income # 23 8th

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