Edgewater, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Edgewater, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Edgewater Census Designated Place had a population of 9,277 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 9,277
Population in Households 9,173
Population in Familes 7,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density2 3,101
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $95,947
Average Household Income $116,261
Per Capita Income $46,302


Total Housing Units 3,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,015 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 647 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $364,674
Average Home Value $426,575


Total Households 3,662
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,396
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 0.34% 0.5%
Households 0.21% 0.42%
Families 0.05% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

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, 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 # 142 73rd
Population Density # 121 77th
Diversity Index # 220 58th
Median Household Income # 147 72nd
Per Capita Income # 97 81st

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