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Powellville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Powellville Census Designated Place had a population of 205 as of July 1, 2019. Powellville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Powellville is located at latitude 38.3287 and longitude -75.3755 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Powellville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Powellville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583676) 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 Powellville Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Dennis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Powellville: Powellsville.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Powellville, MD Housing Affordability Index is 204
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

Powellville, MD Wealth Index is 84
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 205 (100%)
Population in Households 205 (100.0%)
Population in Families 172 (83.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 138
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,697
Average Household Income $81,753
Per Capita Income $32,654
Wealth Index4 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $168,333
Housing Affordability Index3 204
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 0.88% 0.86%
Households 0.85% 0.74%
Families 1.4% 0.34%
Median Household Income   4.44%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Powellville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powellville 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 # 434 16th
Population Density # 491 5th
Diversity Index # 413 21st
Median Household Income # 339 35th
Per Capita Income # 324 38th

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