Ilchester, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Ilchester, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Ilchester Census Designated Place had a population of 26,122 as of July 1, 2019. Ilchester ranks in the upper 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 Ilchester is located at latitude 39.2509 and longitude -76.7647 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Ilchester Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Ilchester Census Designated Place are located in Howard County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Baltimore County.

The Ilchester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583638) 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 Ilchester Census Designated Place is located within District 2, Ellicott City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Howard County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ilchester: Ilchester Mills.

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Ilchester, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ilchester, 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

Ilchester, MD Wealth Index is 198
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 26,122
Population in Households 26,115
Population in Familes 22,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density 2,435
Diversity Index1 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $118,969
Average Household Income $151,010
Per Capita Income $54,259
Wealth Index3 198

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,869 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,516 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $402,167
Housing Affordability Index2 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,385
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 6,766
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 1.16% 1.68%
Households 1.12% 1.79%
Families 1.0% 1.63%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Ilchester, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ilchester 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 # 49 91st
Population Density # 157 70th
Diversity Index # 96 82nd
Median Household Income # 68 87th
Per Capita Income # 66 87th

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