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Saint James, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Saint James Census Designated Place had a population of 3,861 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Saint James is located at latitude 39.5626 and longitude -77.758 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Saint James Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Saint James Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390346) 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 Saint James Census Designated Place is located within District 12, Fairplay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saint James: Lydia, Saint James Station.

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Saint James, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Saint James, MD Housing Affordability Index is 168
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Saint James, MD Wealth Index is 117
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,861
Population in Households 3,767
Population in Families 3,265
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density 639
Diversity Index1 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $84,218
Average Household Income $100,532
Per Capita Income $34,782
Wealth Index3 117

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,122 (80.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $261,584
Housing Affordability Index2 168
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,334
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,013
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.94% 1.18%
Households 2.95% 1.24%
Families 3.05% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Saint James, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint James to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 219 58th
Population Density # 348 33rd
Diversity Index # 193 63rd
Median Household Income # 207 60th
Per Capita Income # 289 44th

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