Melwood CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Melwood CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Melwood Census Designated Place had a population of 3,342 as of July 1, 2016. Melwood CDP 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 Melwood CDP is located at latitude 38.8019 and longitude -76.8416 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Melwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Melwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583655) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Melwood Census Designated Place is located within District 15, Mellwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,342
Population in Households 3,332
Population in Familes 2,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,185
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,370
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 921
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,170 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $323,256
Average Home Value $385,559
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,345
Average Household Income $115,741
Per Capita Income $43,411
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.49%
Households 1.37% 1.36%
Families 2.91% 1.25%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Melwood CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Melwood CDP 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 # 227 56th
Population Density1 # 276 47th
Diversity Index2 # 130 75th
Median Household Income # 123 76th
Per Capita Income # 103 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.