Cape St. Claire, Maryland

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Cape St. Claire is a covenanted[1], unincorporated community as well as a census-designated place in Anne Arundel County, Maryland 7 miles east of Annapolis, Maryland. While the community of Cape St. Claire lies entirely within the CDP and accounts for approximately 80% of the homes and residents, the CDP also includes the smaller communities of Atlantis, Walnut Ridge, Green Holly, and St. Claire Court. The population was 8,022 at the 2000 census.

Contained within Cape St. Claire are three marinas, multiple parks and beaches, a shopping center, Broadneck High School, Cape St. Claire Elementary School and Cape St Claire Swim Club located behind the shopping center. Fire protection is provided by the Cape St. Claire Volunteer Fire Company. Three churches are also located in the confines of Cape St. Claire: Broadneck Baptist Church, Cape St. Claire United Methodist Church and Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church. It is also the location of the first Graul's Supermarket.

Also home to The Harbour School at Annapolis

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Geography

Cape St. Claire is located at 39°2′34″N 76°26′44″W / 39.04278°N 76.44556°W / 39.04278; -76.44556 (39.042910, -76.445623)[2]. The community of Cape St. Claire is bounded to the east by the Little Magothy River and the Chesapeake Bay, to the north by the Magothy River, and to the west by Deep Creek.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.1 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²) of it (23.35%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 8,022 people, 2,857 households, and 2,179 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,066.9 people per square mile (1,572.2/km²). There were 2,932 housing units at an average density of 1,486.4/sq mi (574.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.98% White, 3.84% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.65% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.13% of the population.

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