Layhill, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Layhill, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Layhill Census Designated Place had a population of 5,526 as of July 1, 2016. Layhill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Layhill is located at latitude 39.0897 and longitude -77.04 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Layhill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Layhill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583648) 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 Layhill Census Designated Place is located within District 13, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Layhill 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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Layhill, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,526
Population in Households 5,482
Population in Familes 4,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 3,514
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 1,810
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,399
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,582 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $473,144
Average Home Value $502,119


Median Household Income $125,874
Average Household Income $146,737
Per Capita Income $49,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.07% 1.8%
Households 0.91% 1.74%
Families 0.96% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Layhill, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Layhill 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 # 186 64th
Population Density1 # 98 81st
Diversity Index2 # 31 94th
Median Household Income # 34 94th
Per Capita Income # 54 90th

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