Waldorf, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waldorf, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Waldorf Census Designated Place had a population of 75,042 as of July 1, 2016. Waldorf ranks in the upper 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 Waldorf is located at latitude 38.6092 and longitude -76.9198 in Charles County. 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. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Waldorf Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390444) 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.

The Waldorf Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Waldorf, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waldorf 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 Waldorf: Beantown.

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


Total Population 75,042
Population in Households 74,778
Population in Familes 63,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density1 2,070
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 26,375
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 19,255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,300 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,075 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,023 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $288,496
Average Home Value $308,936


Median Household Income $90,509
Average Household Income $101,410
Per Capita Income $35,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.65% 1.54%
Households 1.61% 1.51%
Families 1.49% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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, 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 # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 180 65th
Diversity Index2 # 80 85th
Median Household Income # 148 72nd
Per Capita Income # 204 61st

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