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The Saint George Island CDP(1) had a population of 272 as of July 1, 2022. Saint George Island ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saint George Island is located at latitude 38.1201 and longitude -76.4836 in St. Mary's County. The formal boundaries for the Saint George Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. St. Mary's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Saint George Island Census Designated Place 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 Saint George Island Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Saint George Island, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint George Island: Saint Georges Island.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Saint George Island, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 272 (100%)
Population in Households 271 (99.6%)
Population in Families 221 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 345
Diversity Index2 38


Median Household Income $101,218
Average Household Income $118,866
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $45,117
Wealth Index5 126


Total HU (Housing Units) 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (35.6%)
Median Home Value $391,667
Average Home Value $416,883
Housing Affordability Index3 131


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.17% 0.80%
Households 0.88% 0.95%
Families   0.83%
Median Household Income   1.50%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
Owner Occupied HU   1.25%

Saint George Island, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint George Island to the other 536 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 426 21st
Population Density # 447 17th
Median Household Income # 202 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 315 59th
Per Capita Income # 256 52nd
Diversity Index # 321 40th

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