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Charlton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Charlton Census Designated Place had a population of 163 as of July 1, 2016. Charlton ranks in the lower 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 Charlton is located at latitude 39.6344 and longitude -77.8944 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Charlton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Charlton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583597) 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 Charlton Census Designated Place is located within District 23, Wilsons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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


Total Population 163
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 139
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 997
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 59 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $242,045


Median Household Income $73,385
Average Household Income $85,564
Per Capita Income $32,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.76% -0.5%
Households -0.86% -0.37%
Families -2.11% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Charlton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlton 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 # 452 13th
Population Density1 # 297 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 463 11th
Median Household Income # 219 58th
Per Capita Income # 257 51st

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