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Friendship, Maryland - Basic Facts

Friendship is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Friendship Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Anne Arundel County at latitude 38.7368 and longitude -76.5894. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Friendship Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Friendship: Greenhead.

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Friendship, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 467
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $445,833
Average Home Value $496,071


Median Household Income $91,469
Average Household Income $117,055
Per Capita Income $45,743
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.04% 1.29%
Households 1.18% 1.3%
Families -1.52% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Friendship, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friendship to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 377 27th
Population Density1 # 460 11th
Diversity Index2 # 346 33rd
Median Household Income # 143 73rd
Per Capita Income # 77 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.