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Waldorf, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Waldorf Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Charles County at latitude 38.6092 and longitude -76.9198. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The formal official name is the Waldorf Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waldorf, Maryland.

The U5 Census Class Code for Waldorf indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Waldorf Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waldorf: Beantown.

Waldorf Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map


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Waldorf, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 71,371
Population in Households 71,095
Population in Familes 60,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density1 1,971
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 25,262
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 18,452
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 27,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,640 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,621 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,000 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $311,299
Average Home Value $327,432


Median Household Income $88,628
Average Household Income $98,906
Per Capita Income $35,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.23% 1.43%
Households 1.34% 1.46%
Families 1.18% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Waldorf, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldorf to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 184 65th
Diversity Index2 # 80 85th
Median Household Income # 152 71st
Per Capita Income # 194 63rd

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