Rossville, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rossville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Rossville Census Designated Place had a population of 15,888 as of July 1, 2017. Rossville 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 Rossville is located at latitude 39.3566 and longitude -76.4779 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Rossville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Rossville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389784) 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 Rossville Census Designated Place is located within District 14, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossville 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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Rossville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,888
Daytime Population: Workers 14,361
Daytime Population: Residents 7,470
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,831
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 15,445
Population in Familes 11,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 443
Population Density2 2,953
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $63,673
Average Household Income $79,160
Per Capita Income $32,136


Total Housing Units 6,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,151 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,133 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 416 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $242,296
Average Home Value $275,563


Total Households 6,285
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,745
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 0.66% 0.57%
Households 0.34% 0.41%
Families 0.26% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Rossville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossville 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 # 90 83rd
Population Density # 129 75th
Diversity Index # 56 89th
Median Household Income # 297 43rd
Per Capita Income # 272 48th

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