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Kettering, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Kettering Census Designated Place had a population of 13,695 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kettering is located at latitude 38.8897 and longitude -76.7903 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Kettering Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Kettering Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390000) 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 Kettering Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Queen Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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


Total Population 13,695
Population in Households 13,570
Population in Familes 11,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density1 2,494
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 5,252
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,510
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,589 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $290,007
Average Home Value $310,792


Median Household Income $92,598
Average Household Income $104,018
Per Capita Income $40,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.09%
Households 1.06% 1.02%
Families 0.87% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Kettering, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kettering 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 # 98 81st
Population Density1 # 152 71st
Diversity Index2 # 383 26th
Median Household Income # 139 73rd
Per Capita Income # 148 72nd

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