Middle River, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Middle River, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Middle River Census Designated Place had a population of 26,196 as of July 1, 2018. Middle River ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Middle River is located at latitude 39.3334 and longitude -76.4317 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Middle River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.73 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Middle River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389479) 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 Middle River Census Designated Place is located within District 15, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

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


Total Population 26,196
Population in Households 26,067
Population in Familes 20,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 3,368
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $57,100
Average Household Income $70,866
Per Capita Income $27,236


Total Housing Units 10,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,843 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,258 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 650 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $179,119
Average Home Value $206,730


Total Households 10,101
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,512
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 0.48% 0.63%
Households 0.27% 0.55%
Families 0.24% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Middle River, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middle River 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 # 49 91st
Population Density # 108 79th
Diversity Index # 91 82nd
Median Household Income # 378 27th
Per Capita Income # 375 28th

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