Golden Beach, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Golden Beach, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Golden Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 3,887 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Beach is located at latitude 38.4898 and longitude -76.6822 in St. Mary's County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Beach Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. St. Mary's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Golden Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389859) 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 Golden Beach Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Mechanicsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary's County.


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Golden Beach, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Golden Beach, MD Housing Affordability Index is 141
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

Golden Beach, MD Wealth Index is 139
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 3,887
Population in Households 3,884
Population in Familes 3,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 1,025
Diversity Index1 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,292
Average Household Income $105,311
Per Capita Income $37,136
Wealth Index3 139

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,198 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $303,556
Housing Affordability Index2 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,361
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 1,036
Average Family Size 3
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 0.26% 0.3%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families -0.05% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Golden Beach, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Beach 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 # 218 58th
Population Density # 296 43rd
Diversity Index # 377 27th
Median Household Income # 203 61st
Per Capita Income # 250 52nd

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