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White Marsh, Maryland - Basic Facts

The White Marsh Census Designated Place had a population of 9,899 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for White Marsh is located at latitude 39.3816 and longitude -76.4585 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the White Marsh Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The White Marsh Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390506) 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 White Marsh Census Designated Place is located within District 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Marsh: Cowanton, Whitemarsh.

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


Total Population 9,899
Population in Households 9,897
Population in Familes 8,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,867
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $88,531
Average Household Income $98,471
Per Capita Income $38,148


Total Housing Units 3,870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,965 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 788 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $289,883
Average Home Value $314,637


Total Households 3,753
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,603
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% 0.47%
Households 0.28% 0.35%
Families -0.04% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

White Marsh, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Marsh 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 # 131 75th
Population Density # 207 60th
Diversity Index # 157 70th
Median Household Income # 170 67th
Per Capita Income # 201 61st

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