Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 5,750 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP is located at latitude 39.6878 and longitude -77.7173 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389807) 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 "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Census Designated Place is located within District 27, Fountain Head, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 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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Fountainhead-Orchard Hills Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,750
Population in Households 5,581
Population in Familes 4,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density1 1,301
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 2,229
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,588
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,710 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $284,559
Average Home Value $292,003


Median Household Income $69,297
Average Household Income $85,672
Per Capita Income $32,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.24%
Households 0.04% 0.13%
Families 0.17% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 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 # 185 64th
Population Density1 # 259 50th
Diversity Index2 # 218 58th
Median Household Income # 231 56th
Per Capita Income # 249 52nd

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