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Pittsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Pittsville had a population of 1,490 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pittsville: Derricksons Cross Roads.

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


Total Population 1,490
Daytime Population: Workers 257
Daytime Population: Residents 690
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 947
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,490
Population in Familes 1,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 887
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $48,804
Average Household Income $59,470
Per Capita Income $24,108


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $167,453
Average Home Value $170,439


Total Households 613
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 408
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 0.7% 0.71%
Households 0.51% 0.68%
Families 0.91% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

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, 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 # 292 44th
Population Density # 313 40th
Diversity Index # 346 33rd
Median Household Income # 443 15th
Per Capita Income # 424 18th

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