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Powellville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Powellville Census Designated Place had a population of 195 as of July 1, 2017. 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 38.3313 and longitude -75.3788 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Powellville Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powellville 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 Powellville: Powellsville.

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


Total Population 195
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 79
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.46
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $56,791
Average Household Income $69,411
Per Capita Income $26,959


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $231,696


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 54
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 0.43% 0.61%
Households 0.37% 0.26%
Families 0.79% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

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, 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 # 438 16th
Population Density # 491 5th
Diversity Index # 406 22nd
Median Household Income # 355 32nd
Per Capita Income # 364 30th

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