Croom, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Croom, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Croom Census Designated Place had a population of 2,718 as of July 1, 2016. Croom ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Croom is located at latitude 38.7398 and longitude -76.7552 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Croom Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.19 sq. miles and a water area of 1.21 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Croom Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583603) 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 Croom Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Nottingham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Croom population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Croom: Croome.

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Croom, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,718
Population in Households 2,707
Population in Familes 2,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 979
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 738
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 861 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $407,527
Average Home Value $490,843


Median Household Income $104,963
Average Household Income $127,800
Per Capita Income $47,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.75%
Households 0.38% 0.61%
Families -0.34% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Croom, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Croom 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 # 244 53rd
Population Density1 # 503 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 90 83rd
Median Household Income # 90 83rd
Per Capita Income # 66 87th

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