Crisfield, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Crisfield, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Crisfield had a population of 2,708 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Crisfield is located at latitude 37.9835 and longitude -75.8538 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crisfield 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Crisfield: Annemessex, Somers Cove.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Crisfield, MD Housing Affordability Index is 135
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

Crisfield, MD Wealth Index is 40
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 2,708
Population in Households 2,687
Population in Familes 2,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density 1,560
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,029
Average Household Income $47,526
Per Capita Income $19,803
Wealth Index3 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (31.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 471 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $111,765
Housing Affordability Index2 135
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,100
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 662
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 -0.07% -0.06%
Households -0.13% -0.07%
Families -0.08% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 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 # 246 53rd
Population Density # 234 55th
Diversity Index # 144 72nd
Median Household Income # 517 0th
Per Capita Income # 505 3rd

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