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Mountain Lake Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Mountain Lake Park had a population of 2,047 as of July 1, 2019. Mountain Lake Park 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 Mountain Lake Park is located at latitude 39.3984 and longitude -79.3817 in Garrett County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mountain Lake Park encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Garrett County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,454 feet.

The Town of Mountain Lake Park (GNIS ID: 2391319) 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 Mountain Lake Park is located within District 16, Mountain Lake Park, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garrett County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Lake Park: Hoyes Big Pasture.

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Mountain Lake Park, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mountain Lake Park, MD Housing Affordability Index is 129
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

Mountain Lake Park, MD Wealth Index is 57
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 2,047
Population in Households 1,959
Population in Families 1,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density 1,069
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,552
Average Household Income $61,579
Per Capita Income $25,504
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 571 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Housing Affordability Index2 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 847
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 515
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 -0.23% -0.33%
Households -0.33% -0.45%
Families -0.33% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Mountain Lake Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Lake Park 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 # 271 48th
Population Density # 291 44th
Diversity Index # 479 8th
Median Household Income # 484 7th
Per Capita Income # 426 18th

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