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Edgewater, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Edgewater Census Designated Place had a population of 9,386 as of July 1, 2017. Edgewater 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 Edgewater is located at latitude 38.9396 and longitude -76.5513 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Edgewater Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.84 sq. miles. Anne Arundel County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Edgewater Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583612) 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 Edgewater Census Designated Place is located within District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edgewater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Edgewater, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,386
Daytime Population: Workers 4,497
Daytime Population: Residents 4,286
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,783
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 9,283
Population in Familes 7,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density2 3,137
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $92,036
Average Household Income $111,186
Per Capita Income $44,313


Total Housing Units 3,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,999 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 708 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $360,732
Average Home Value $421,032


Total Households 3,707
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,432
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.67%
Households 0.4% 0.59%
Families 0.26% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Edgewater, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgewater to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 141 73rd
Population Density # 119 77th
Diversity Index # 222 58th
Median Household Income # 148 72nd
Per Capita Income # 105 80th

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