Braddock Heights, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Braddock Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Braddock Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 2,808 as of July 1, 2016. Braddock Heights ranks in the lower 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 Braddock Heights is located at latitude 39.4043 and longitude -77.5036 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Braddock Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 925 feet.

The Braddock Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389228) 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 Braddock Heights Census Designated Place is located within District 24, Braddock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Braddock Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,808
Population in Households 2,769
Population in Familes 2,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 598
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 1,123
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 853
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 959 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $327,848
Average Home Value $339,744


Median Household Income $93,633
Average Household Income $102,539
Per Capita Income $40,353
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.18%
Households 1.27% 1.22%
Families 1.67% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Braddock Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braddock Heights 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 # 242 53rd
Population Density1 # 360 31st
Diversity Index2 # 390 25th
Median Household Income # 136 74th
Per Capita Income # 145 72nd

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