Scaggsville, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Scaggsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Scaggsville Census Designated Place had a population of 9,625 as of July 1, 2018. Scaggsville 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 Scaggsville is located at latitude 39.1451 and longitude -76.9003 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Scaggsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 446 feet.

The Scaggsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583685) 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 ""

The Scaggsville Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Savage, a minor civil division (MCD) of Howard County.

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


Total Population 9,625
Population in Households 9,619
Population in Familes 8,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,912
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $155,074
Average Household Income $183,267
Per Capita Income $59,425


Total Housing Units 3,150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,861 (90.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $518,397
Average Home Value $540,589


Total Households 3,105
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 2,631
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.46% 1.74%
Households 1.32% 1.63%
Families 1.06% 1.58%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Scaggsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scaggsville 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 # 137 74th
Population Density # 202 61st
Diversity Index # 108 79th
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Per Capita Income # 37 93rd

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