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Whitehaven, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Whitehaven Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wicomico County at latitude 38.2698 and longitude -75.7947. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Whitehaven: White Haven.

Whitehaven Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map


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


Total Population 44
Population in Households 38
Population in Familes 32
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 22
Average Household Size 1.73
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 37 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (40.5%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $208,824


Median Household Income $41,023
Average Household Income $56,865
Per Capita Income $22,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 11.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   6.62%
Per Capita Income   3.69%
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.


Whitehaven, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitehaven 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 # 512 1st
Population Density1 # 494 5th
Diversity Index2 # 168 68th
Median Household Income # 469 10th
Per Capita Income # 419 19th

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