Dames Quarter, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Dames Quarter, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Dames Quarter Census Designated Place had a population of 162 as of July 1, 2018. Dames Quarter ranks in the lower 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 Dames Quarter is located at latitude 38.1729 and longitude -75.89 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Dames Quarter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.88 sq. miles and a water area of 6.36 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Dames Quarter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389392) 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 Dames Quarter Census Designated Place is located within District 11, Dames Quarter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dames Quarter: Damd Quarter, Damned Quarter.

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


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $42,211
Average Household Income $51,087
Per Capita Income $22,145


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $153,125
Average Home Value $202,119


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 49
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 -0.37% 0.0%
Households -0.32% 0.0%
Families 0.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Dames Quarter, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dames Quarter 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 # 453 13th
Population Density # 518 0th
Diversity Index # 267 49th
Median Household Income # 480 8th
Per Capita Income # 468 10th

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