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Benedict, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Benedict Census Designated Place had a population of 273 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Benedict is located at latitude 38.5115 and longitude -76.6797 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Benedict Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Benedict Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benedict 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 Benedict: Benedict Leonard Town, Benedict Town, Benedict-Leonard Town, Benedict-Town.

Benedict Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 273
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 244
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,169
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $451,111
Average Home Value $467,411
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $127,155
Average Household Income $140,222
Per Capita Income $47,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.93%
Households 0.93% 1.09%
Families 8.13% 0.94%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
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.

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Benedict, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benedict 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 # 413 21st
Population Density1 # 276 47th
Diversity Index2 # 202 61st
Median Household Income # 38 93rd
Per Capita Income # 72 86th

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