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Woodsboro, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Woodsboro is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Frederick County at latitude 39.534 and longitude -77.3099. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 371 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Woodsboro, but most people and references simply refer to it as Woodsboro, Maryland.

The P1 Census Class Code for Woodsboro indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Woodsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Woodsboro: Woods Town, Woodsberry, Woodsborough.

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


Total Population 1,166
Population in Households 1,166
Population in Familes 1,011
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,637
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 323
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 342 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $338,202
Average Home Value $372,515


Median Household Income $88,638
Average Household Income $101,445
Per Capita Income $37,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.51% 0.58%
Households 0.71% 0.63%
Families 1.28% 0.49%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Woodsboro, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodsboro 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 # 308 41st
Population Density1 # 220 58th
Diversity Index2 # 355 32nd
Median Household Income # 151 71st
Per Capita Income # 162 69th

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