Smith Island, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Smith Island, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Smith Island Census Designated Place had a population of 280 as of July 1, 2019. Smith Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smith Island is located at latitude 37.9812 and longitude -76.0299 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Smith Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 4.83 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Smith Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390308) 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 Smith Island Census Designated Place is located within District 10, Smith Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smith Island, MD Housing Affordability Index is 125
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

Smith Island, MD Wealth Index is 80
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 280
Population in Households 280
Population in Familes 224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 64
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,587
Average Household Income $55,394
Per Capita Income $25,401
Wealth Index3 80

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (46.8%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Housing Affordability Index2 125
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 2
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 0.16% 0.21%
Households 0.23% 0.14%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Smith Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith Island 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 # 410 21st
Population Density # 506 3rd
Diversity Index # 450 13th
Median Household Income # 516 1st
Per Capita Income # 431 17th

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