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Cordova, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Cordova Census Designated Place had a population of 563 as of July 1, 2017. Cordova 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 Cordova is located at latitude 38.8605 and longitude -76.001 in Talbot County. The formal boundaries for the Cordova Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Talbot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Cordova Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389360) 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 Cordova Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Chapel, a minor civil division (MCD) of Talbot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cordova population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cordova: Thimbletown.

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Cordova, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 563
Daytime Population: Workers 158
Daytime Population: Residents 227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 385
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 563
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 116
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $59,378
Average Household Income $75,434
Per Capita Income $28,555


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $339,583
Average Home Value $350,581


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 163
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 0.02% -0.14%
Households 0.0% -0.19%
Families 0.17% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Cordova, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cordova to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 361 31st
Population Density # 496 4th
Diversity Index # 352 32nd
Median Household Income # 332 36th
Per Capita Income # 339 35th

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