Big Spring, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Big Spring, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Big Spring Census Designated Place had a population of 84 as of July 1, 2018. Big Spring ranks in the lower 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 Big Spring is located at latitude 39.6259 and longitude -77.9396 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Big Spring Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Big Spring Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583584) 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 Big Spring Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Clear Spring, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Spring: Bigspring.

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


Total Population 84
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 604
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $76,263
Average Household Income $91,539
Per Capita Income $35,398


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $262,500
Average Home Value $253,333


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 28
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 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Big Spring, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Spring 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 # 493 5th
Population Density # 358 31st
Diversity Index # 483 7th
Median Household Income # 225 57th
Per Capita Income # 239 54th

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