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Bel Air, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Bel Air had a population of 10,248 as of July 1, 2018. Bel Air ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bel Air is located at latitude 39.5349 and longitude -76.3463 in Harford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bel Air (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Harford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Town of Bel Air (GNIS ID: 2390717) 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 Bel Air is located within District 3, Bel Air, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bel Air population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bel Air: Aquila Scotts Old Field, Belair, Bellair, Bell-Air, Belly Air.

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


Total Population 10,248
Population in Households 9,974
Population in Familes 7,794
Population in Group Qrtrs 274
Population Density2 3,374
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $78,250
Average Household Income $94,433
Per Capita Income $40,531


Total Housing Units 4,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,216 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,343 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $276,260
Average Home Value $286,695


Total Households 4,559
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,745
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 0.16% 0.27%
Households 0.19% 0.28%
Families 0.83% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Bel Air, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bel Air 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 # 126 76th
Population Density # 107 80th
Diversity Index # 302 42nd
Median Household Income # 214 59th
Per Capita Income # 170 67th

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