Halfway, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Halfway, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Halfway Census Designated Place had a population of 10,871 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Halfway is located at latitude 39.6163 and longitude -77.77 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Halfway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Halfway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389890) 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 Halfway Census Designated Place is located within District 26, Halfway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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


Total Population 10,871
Population in Households 10,796
Population in Familes 8,597
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 2,337
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 4,503
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,046 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,457 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $182,147
Average Home Value $203,078


Median Household Income $52,904
Average Household Income $62,747
Per Capita Income $26,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.24% 0.23%
Families -0.41% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Halfway, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halfway 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 # 120 77th
Population Density1 # 161 69th
Diversity Index2 # 313 40th
Median Household Income # 402 23rd
Per Capita Income # 358 31st

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