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Hampstead, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Hampstead had a population of 6,213 as of July 1, 2015. Hampstead ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hampstead is located at latitude 39.611 and longitude -76.8557 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hampstead (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Town of Hampstead (GNIS ID: 2390228) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hampstead is located within District 8, Hampstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampstead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampstead: Coxville, Spring Garden, Spring Gardens.

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Hampstead, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,213
Population in Households 6,213
Population in Familes 5,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,948
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,398
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,697
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,905 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 493 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $254,717
Average Home Value $284,418


Median Household Income $83,302
Average Household Income $94,708
Per Capita Income $36,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.08%
Households -0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.44% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.


Hampstead, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampstead to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 172 67th
Population Density1 # 192 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 400 23rd
Median Household Income # 173 67th
Per Capita Income # 189 64th

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