Overlea, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Overlea, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Overlea Census Designated Place had a population of 12,356 as of July 1, 2016. Overlea 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 Overlea is located at latitude 39.3642 and longitude -76.5176 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Overlea Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 226 feet.

The Overlea Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389629) 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 Overlea Census Designated Place is located within District 14, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Overlea 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 Overlea: Langes Farm.

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


Total Population 12,356
Population in Households 12,253
Population in Familes 9,602
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 4,114
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,982
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,129
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,530 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,452 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $201,634
Average Home Value $212,875


Median Household Income $60,214
Average Household Income $73,134
Per Capita Income $29,556
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.31%
Households -0.07% 0.19%
Families -0.08% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Overlea, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Overlea 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 # 110 79th
Population Density1 # 82 84th
Diversity Index2 # 149 71st
Median Household Income # 313 40th
Per Capita Income # 307 41st

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