Talbot County MD Information


Talbot County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,203
Daytime Population: Workers 23,153
Daytime Population: Residents 18,510
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,663
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 37,820
Population in Familes 30,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 383
Population Density2 142
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $60,998
Average Household Income $87,905
Per Capita Income $37,753


Total Housing Units 20,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,458 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,793 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,107 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $354,505
Average Home Value $468,653


Total Households 16,251
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 10,658
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 0.15% -0.05%
Households 0.08% -0.1%
Families -0.05% -0.19%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


Talbot County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Talbot 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 # 19 25th
Population Density # 17 33rd
Diversity Index # 15 42nd
Median Household Income # 14 46th
Per Capita Income # 8 71st

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