Leitersburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Leitersburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Leitersburg Census Designated Place had a population of 576 as of July 1, 2015. 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 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leitersburg: Leitersburgh.

Leitersburg Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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Leitersburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 576
Population in Households 573
Population in Familes 505
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 328
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 225
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $262,360
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,727
Average Household Income $69,181
Per Capita Income $25,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.14%
Households 0.08% 0.18%
Families 0.56% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 357 31st
Population Density1 # 448 14th
Diversity Index2 # 462 11th
Median Household Income # 377 27th
Per Capita Income # 382 26th

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