Leitersburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leitersburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Leitersburg Census Designated Place had a population of 568 as of July 1, 2016. Leitersburg 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 Leitersburg is located at latitude 39.6928 and longitude -77.6206 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Leitersburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Leitersburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390055) 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 Leitersburg Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Leitersburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leitersburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leitersburg: Leitersburgh.

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Leitersburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 568
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 498
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 222
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $223,000
Average Home Value $328,571


Median Household Income $54,684
Average Household Income $67,483
Per Capita Income $24,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.04%
Households -0.14% -0.09%
Families 0.29% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Leitersburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leitersburg 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 # 358 31st
Population Density1 # 450 13th
Diversity Index2 # 459 12th
Median Household Income # 368 29th
Per Capita Income # 394 24th

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