Morningside, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morningside, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Morningside had a population of 2,042 as of July 1, 2016. Morningside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Morningside is located at latitude 38.8305 and longitude -76.8892 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morningside (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Town of Morningside (GNIS ID: 2391315) 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 Morningside is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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


Total Population 2,042
Population in Households 2,042
Population in Familes 1,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,628
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 847
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 543
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 366 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $227,778
Average Home Value $227,188


Median Household Income $80,274
Average Household Income $85,962
Per Capita Income $30,516
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.46%
Households -0.08% 0.24%
Families 2.51% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Morningside, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morningside 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 # 272 48th
Population Density1 # 94 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 123 76th
Median Household Income # 187 64th
Per Capita Income # 277 47th

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