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Princess Anne, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Princess Anne had a population of 3,306 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Princess Anne is located at latitude 38.2051 and longitude -75.6964 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Princess Anne (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Town of Princess Anne (GNIS ID: 2391373) 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 Town of Princess Anne is located within District 1, West Princess Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Princess Anne 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 Princess Anne: Princess Ann, Princess Anne Town.

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


Total Population 3,306
Daytime Population: Workers 2,075
Daytime Population: Residents 1,980
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,055
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,065
Population in Familes 2,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 1,977
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $27,647
Average Household Income $40,505
Per Capita Income $16,750


Total Housing Units 1,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 389 (25.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 892 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 267 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $179,464
Average Home Value $222,622


Total Households 1,281
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 670
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 0.07% -0.16%
Households 0.05% -0.17%
Families 0.38% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Princess Anne, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princess Anne 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 # 228 56th
Population Density # 190 64th
Diversity Index # 146 72nd
Median Household Income # 517 0th
Per Capita Income # 515 1st

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