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White Marsh, Maryland - Basic Facts

The White Marsh Census Designated Place had a population of 9,841 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for White Marsh is located at latitude 39.3816 and longitude -76.4585 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the White Marsh Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The White Marsh Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390506) 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 White Marsh Census Designated Place is located within District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with White Marsh 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 White Marsh: Cowanton, Whitemarsh.

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


Total Population 9,841
Population in Households 9,838
Population in Familes 8,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,856
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 3,746
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,605
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,911 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 835 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $272,343
Average Home Value $301,040


Median Household Income $83,509
Average Household Income $92,040
Per Capita Income $35,790
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.67%
Households 0.35% 0.51%
Families -0.04% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

White Marsh, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Marsh 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 # 130 75th
Population Density1 # 202 61st
Diversity Index2 # 164 69th
Median Household Income # 171 67th
Per Capita Income # 202 61st

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