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Leitersburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Leitersburg Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 39.6928 and longitude -77.6206. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The formal official name is the Leitersburg Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Leitersburg, Maryland.

The U5 Census Class Code for Leitersburg indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leitersburg: Leitersburgh.

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Leitersburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 582
Population in Households 578
Population in Familes 511
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 331
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $255,525


Median Household Income $52,537
Average Household Income $65,370
Per Capita Income $24,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.38%
Households 0.42% 0.26%
Families 0.97% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   3.86%
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, 2014 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 # 449 14th
Diversity Index2 # 459 12th
Median Household Income # 380 27th
Per Capita Income # 394 24th

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