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Dundalk, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Dundalk Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Baltimore County at latitude 39.2668 and longitude -76.4965. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the Dundalk Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Dundalk, Maryland.

The U5 Census Class Code for Dundalk indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Dundalk Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.07 sq. miles and a water area of 4.32 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dundalk: Avondale.

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


Total Population 63,497
Population in Households 63,081
Population in Familes 49,949
Population in Group Qrtrs 416
Population Density1 4,859
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 24,369
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 15,998
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,058 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,311 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,058 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $151,042
Average Home Value $169,599


Median Household Income $45,519
Average Household Income $55,870
Per Capita Income $21,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 0.26%
Households -0.07% 0.24%
Families -0.29% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Dundalk, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dundalk 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 # 10 98th
Population Density1 # 60 89th
Diversity Index2 # 191 63rd
Median Household Income # 448 14th
Per Capita Income # 449 14th

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