Harford County MD Information


Harford County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 257,338
Daytime Population: Workers 103,994
Daytime Population: Residents 120,300
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 224,294
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 254,595
Population in Familes 217,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,743
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $81,811
Average Household Income $99,021
Per Capita Income $36,630


Total Housing Units 100,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73,325 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,054 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,286 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $301,421
Average Home Value $336,701


Total Households 94,379
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 68,876
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 0.69% 0.69%
Households 0.62% 0.65%
Families 0.52% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.17%


Harford County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harford 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 # 7 75th
Population Density # 7 75th
Diversity Index # 14 46th
Median Household Income # 10 63rd
Per Capita Income # 11 58th

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