Princess Anne, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Princess Anne, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Princess Anne had a population of 3,461 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Princess Anne: Princess Ann, Princess Anne Town.

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


Total Population 3,461
Population in Households 3,220
Population in Familes 2,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 2,070
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $30,984
Average Household Income $41,697
Per Capita Income $17,078


Total Housing Units 1,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 397 (24.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 941 (59.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $181,790
Average Home Value $226,763


Total Households 1,337
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 696
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 0.62% 0.62%
Households 0.57% 0.64%
Families 0.79% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

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, 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 # 224 57th
Population Density # 181 65th
Diversity Index # 151 71st
Median Household Income # 516 1st
Per Capita Income # 515 1st

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