Lochearn, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lochearn, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Lochearn Census Designated Place had a population of 25,719 as of July 1, 2016. Lochearn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lochearn is located at latitude 39.3479 and longitude -76.7272 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Lochearn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 413 feet.

The Lochearn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390085) 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 Lochearn Census Designated Place is located within District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

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

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


Total Population 25,719
Population in Households 25,478
Population in Familes 20,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density1 4,601
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 9,896
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 6,549
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,594 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,301 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 745 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $206,156
Average Home Value $221,187


Median Household Income $52,838
Average Household Income $63,043
Per Capita Income $24,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.44%
Households 0.05% 0.3%
Families -0.1% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -0.1%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

Lochearn, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lochearn 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 # 51 90th
Population Density1 # 70 87th
Diversity Index2 # 259 50th
Median Household Income # 405 22nd
Per Capita Income # 399 23rd

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