Pittsville, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Pittsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Pittsville had a population of 1,489 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pittsville is located at latitude 38.3947 and longitude -75.4078 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pittsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Town of Pittsville (GNIS ID: 2391363) 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 Pittsville is located within District 4, Pittsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pittsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pittsville: Derricksons Cross Roads.

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


Total Population 1,489
Population in Households 1,489
Population in Familes 1,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 886
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $51,858
Average Household Income $65,833
Per Capita Income $26,879


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $172,443
Average Home Value $171,348


Total Households 617
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 409
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.6% 0.81%
Households 0.52% 0.7%
Families 0.83% 0.58%
Median Household Income   4.17%
Per Capita Income   4.23%

Pittsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pittsville 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 # 292 44th
Population Density # 314 40th
Diversity Index # 348 33rd
Median Household Income # 433 17th
Per Capita Income # 385 26th

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