Linthicum, Maryland - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Anne Arundel County at latitude 39.2051 and longitude -76.6527. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Linthicum Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 10,587
Population in Households 10,569
Population in Familes 8,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,939
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 4,059
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,872
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,372 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 687 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $332,660
Average Home Value $351,781


Median Household Income $85,137
Average Household Income $99,147
Per Capita Income $38,087
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.59% 0.86%
Households 0.65% 0.86%
Families 0.46% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.

Linthicum, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linthicum 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 120 77th
Population Density1 # 190 64th
Diversity Index2 # 309 41st
Median Household Income # 168 68th
Per Capita Income # 154 70th

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