Wheaton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Wheaton Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Montgomery County at latitude 39.0398 and longitude -77.0553. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Wheaton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheaton: Mitchells Cross Roads, Mitchell's Crossroads.Photos of the local Wheaton, MD area
Also See: Wheaton, MD ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||49,539|
|Population in Familes||39,728|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||339|
|Average Household Size||3.3|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||15,820 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||9,885 (62.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,120 (32.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||815 ( 5.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$356,553|
|Average Home Value||$367,237|
|Median Household Income||$67,940|
|Average Household Income||$86,056|
|Per Capita Income||$26,106|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.15%|
|Per Capita Income||2.41%|
The table below compares Wheaton 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.
|Total Population||# 15||97th|
|Population Density1||# 16||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 10||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 249||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 353||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.