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Washington Grove, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Washington Grove had a population of 562 as of July 1, 2016. Washington Grove 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 Washington Grove is located at latitude 39.1407 and longitude -77.1745 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Washington Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Town of Washington Grove (GNIS ID: 2391472) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Washington Grove is located within District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 562
Population in Households 562
Population in Familes 474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,654
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $442,683
Average Home Value $451,744


Median Household Income $96,187
Average Household Income $124,242
Per Capita Income $42,119
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.56%
Households -0.14% 0.43%
Families 1.09% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Washington Grove, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington Grove 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 # 359 31st
Population Density1 # 222 57th
Diversity Index2 # 27 95th
Median Household Income # 126 76th
Per Capita Income # 118 77th

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