Trappe, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Trappe, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Trappe had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2017. Trappe ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Trappe is located at latitude 38.6627 and longitude -76.0525 in Talbot County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Trappe (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 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 Town of Trappe (GNIS ID: 2391449) 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 Trappe is located within District 3, Trappe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Talbot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trappe 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 Trappe: Trap.

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


Total Population 1,060
Daytime Population: Workers 314
Daytime Population: Residents 423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 737
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 1,060
Population in Familes 852
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 382
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $53,765
Average Household Income $65,302
Per Capita Income $26,573


Total Housing Units 491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 149 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $269,159
Average Home Value $295,234


Total Households 427
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 289
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 -0.22% -0.21%
Households -0.22% -0.28%
Families -0.47% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Trappe, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trappe 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 # 314 40th
Population Density # 429 17th
Diversity Index # 115 78th
Median Household Income # 402 23rd
Per Capita Income # 370 29th

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