Leonardtown, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Leonardtown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Leonardtown had a population of 3,881 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Leonardtown is located at latitude 38.3039 and longitude -76.6397 in St. Mary's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leonardtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. St. Mary's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Town of Leonardtown (GNIS ID: 2391269) 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 Leonardtown is located within District 3, Leonardtown, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leonardtown: Benedict Leonard Town, Leonard Town, Seymour Town, Seymourtown, Shepherds Old Fields, Sheppards Old Fields.

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


Total Population 3,881
Population in Households 3,595
Population in Familes 3,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 1,093
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $76,968
Average Household Income $96,172
Per Capita Income $34,282


Total Housing Units 1,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $388,235
Average Home Value $470,339


Total Households 1,389
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 966
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 3.24% 2.24%
Households 3.03% 2.22%
Families 5.36% 2.24%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Leonardtown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonardtown 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 # 217 58th
Population Density # 286 45th
Diversity Index # 197 62nd
Median Household Income # 223 57th
Per Capita Income # 260 50th

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