Fort Ritchie CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Ritchie CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place had a population of 324 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Ritchie CDP ranks in the lower 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 Fort Ritchie CDP is located at latitude 39.7037 and longitude -77.5064 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389111) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place is located within District 14, Ringgold, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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


Total Population 324
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 331
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $192,188
Average Home Value $265,769


Median Household Income $55,027
Average Household Income $57,945
Per Capita Income $21,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.49%
Households 0.46% 0.57%
Families -0.43% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Fort Ritchie CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Ritchie 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 # 406 22nd
Population Density1 # 447 14th
Diversity Index2 # 406 22nd
Median Household Income # 366 30th
Per Capita Income # 458 12th

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