Cavetown, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Cavetown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Cavetown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,495 as of July 1, 2018. Cavetown 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 Cavetown is located at latitude 39.6427 and longitude -77.5932 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Cavetown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Cavetown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389289) 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 Cavetown Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Smithsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cavetown: Cave Town.

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


Total Population 1,495
Population in Households 1,490
Population in Familes 1,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 786
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $73,693
Average Household Income $82,530
Per Capita Income $31,187


Total Housing Units 611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $249,451
Average Home Value $261,480


Total Households 580
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 451
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 0.18% 0.29%
Households 0.21% 0.27%
Families 0.41% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Cavetown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cavetown 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 # 291 44th
Population Density # 330 36th
Diversity Index # 389 25th
Median Household Income # 246 53rd
Per Capita Income # 309 41st

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