St. Mary's County MD Information


St. Mary's County Subdivisions

St. Mary's County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 116,032
Daytime Population: Workers 55,733
Daytime Population: Residents 56,354
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 112,087
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 113,233
Population in Familes 94,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,799
Population Density2 325
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $84,868
Average Household Income $101,707
Per Capita Income $36,959


Total Housing Units 45,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,894 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,303 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,353 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $325,362
Average Home Value $370,056


Total Households 41,197
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 29,438
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 1.37% 1.35%
Households 1.27% 1.28%
Families 1.16% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


St. Mary's County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Mary's County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 12 54th
Population Density # 13 50th
Diversity Index # 13 50th
Median Household Income # 9 67th
Per Capita Income # 10 63rd

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