Glen Burnie, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glen Burnie, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Glen Burnie Census Designated Place had a population of 70,702 as of July 1, 2016. Glen Burnie ranks in the upper 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 Glen Burnie is located at latitude 39.1563 and longitude -76.607 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Burnie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.71 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Glen Burnie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389847) 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 Glen Burnie Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glen Burnie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Burnie: Glenburnie, Myrtle, Traceys Station.

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Glen Burnie, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 70,702
Population in Households 69,823
Population in Familes 54,236
Population in Group Qrtrs 879
Population Density1 4,081
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 27,282
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 17,244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,373 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,909 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,983 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $252,748
Average Home Value $269,107


Median Household Income $60,274
Average Household Income $74,141
Per Capita Income $29,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.9%
Households 0.47% 0.75%
Families 0.39% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Glen Burnie, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Burnie to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 84 84th
Diversity Index2 # 87 84th
Median Household Income # 312 40th
Per Capita Income # 316 39th

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