Westminster, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westminster, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Westminster had a population of 18,932 as of July 1, 2016. Westminster 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 Westminster is located at latitude 39.5797 and longitude -77.0084 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westminster (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.

The City of Westminster (GNIS ID: 2390669) 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 City of Westminster is located within District 7, Westminster, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westminster 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 Westminster: Bedford, Grandadam Farm, Logsdon Tavern Land, New London Town, Westminster Town, Winchester.

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City of Westminster, MD Boundary Map

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


Total Population 18,932
Population in Households 17,460
Population in Familes 13,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,472
Population Density1 2,856
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 7,272
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,062 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,210 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $254,279
Average Home Value $297,403


Median Household Income $57,114
Average Household Income $74,191
Per Capita Income $29,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.31%
Households 0.25% 0.34%
Families 0.98% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Westminster, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westminster 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 # 70 87th
Population Density1 # 130 75th
Diversity Index2 # 251 52nd
Median Household Income # 341 34th
Per Capita Income # 304 42nd

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