Indian Head, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indian Head, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Head had a population of 3,893 as of July 1, 2016. Indian Head ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Indian Head is located at latitude 38.5986 and longitude -77.1557 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Head (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Indian Head (GNIS ID: 2391240) 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 Indian Head is located within District 7, Pomonkey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indian Head 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 Indian Head: Indianhead.

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


Total Population 3,893
Population in Households 3,857
Population in Familes 3,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 3,161
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,408
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,001
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 527 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $223,639
Average Home Value $246,850


Median Household Income $67,770
Average Household Income $82,839
Per Capita Income $30,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.5%
Households 0.19% 0.56%
Families 0.1% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Indian Head, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Head 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 # 216 58th
Population Density1 # 115 78th
Diversity Index2 # 96 82nd
Median Household Income # 251 52nd
Per Capita Income # 292 44th

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