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Parkville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Parkville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Baltimore County at latitude 39.3832 and longitude -76.5519. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 331 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Parkville 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 Parkville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parkville: Lavender Hill.

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


Total Population 30,732
Population in Households 30,364
Population in Familes 23,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 368
Population Density1 7,162
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 12,665
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,707
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,985 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,680 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 940 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $201,782
Average Home Value $208,807


Median Household Income $52,433
Average Household Income $62,891
Per Capita Income $26,127
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.32%
Households -0.04% 0.27%
Families -0.29% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.


Parkville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parkville 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 # 39 93rd
Population Density1 # 17 97th
Diversity Index2 # 109 79th
Median Household Income # 382 26th
Per Capita Income # 352 32nd

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