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Crisfield, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Crisfield had a population of 2,552 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Crisfield is located at latitude 37.9755 and longitude -75.8546 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crisfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 1.44 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Crisfield (GNIS ID: 2390579) 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 City of Crisfield is located within District 7, Crisfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crisfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crisfield: Annemessex, Somers Cove.

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


Total Population 2,552
Daytime Population: Workers 1,541
Daytime Population: Residents 1,520
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 2,531
Population in Familes 1,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,471
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,952
Average Household Income $48,844
Per Capita Income $20,714


Total Housing Units 1,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 487 (31.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 523 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $142,117
Average Home Value $212,885


Total Households 1,039
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 629
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 -0.91% -0.68%
Households -0.94% -0.7%
Families -0.81% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Crisfield, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crisfield to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 253 51st
Population Density # 246 53rd
Diversity Index # 140 73rd
Median Household Income # 494 5th
Per Capita Income # 480 8th

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