Cearfoss, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cearfoss, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Cearfoss Census Designated Place had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2017. Cearfoss 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 Cearfoss is located at latitude 39.6991 and longitude -77.7763 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Cearfoss Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Cearfoss Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583595) 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 Cearfoss Census Designated Place is located within District 13, Maugansville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cearfoss 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 Cearfoss: Cunningham Cross Roads, Cunninghams Cross Roads, Stearns Tavern.

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


Total Population 177
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 83
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 94
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 880
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $60,618
Average Household Income $84,852
Per Capita Income $31,315


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $281,250
Average Home Value $286,364


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 55
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 -0.08% 0.78%
Households 0.0% 0.83%
Families -0.25% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Cearfoss, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cearfoss 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 # 444 14th
Population Density # 315 39th
Diversity Index # 432 17th
Median Household Income # 321 38th
Per Capita Income # 286 45th

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