Crofton, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Crofton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Crofton Census Designated Place had a population of 28,198 as of July 1, 2018. Crofton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crofton is located at latitude 39.0018 and longitude -76.6875 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Crofton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Crofton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389375) 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 Crofton Census Designated Place is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

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Crofton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,198
Population in Households 28,035
Population in Familes 23,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 4,264
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $111,167
Average Household Income $134,260
Per Capita Income $49,386


Total Housing Units 10,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,089 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,239 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $409,908
Average Home Value $449,360


Total Households 10,328
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 7,308
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.37% 0.54%
Households 0.15% 0.39%
Families 0.02% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Crofton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crofton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 46 91st
Population Density # 78 85th
Diversity Index # 187 64th
Median Household Income # 77 85th
Per Capita Income # 74 86th

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