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Edgewood, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Edgewood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Harford County at latitude 39.4203 and longitude -76.2968. Harford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Edgewood 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 Edgewood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edgewood: Edgewood Station.

Edgewood Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map


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


Total Population 25,587
Population in Households 25,515
Population in Familes 21,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 1,439
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 9,158
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 6,578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,154 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,004 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $191,671
Average Home Value $211,123


Median Household Income $56,301
Average Household Income $68,083
Per Capita Income $24,394
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.02% 0.08%
Households 0.12% 0.11%
Families 0.05% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Edgewood, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewood 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 # 50 91st
Population Density1 # 246 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 75 86th
Median Household Income # 332 36th
Per Capita Income # 386 26th

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