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White Marsh, Maryland - Basic Facts

The White Marsh Census Designated Place had a population of 9,953 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Marsh: Cowanton, Whitemarsh.

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


Total Population 9,953
Daytime Population: Workers 10,403
Daytime Population: Residents 4,209
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,612
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.47
Population in Households 9,950
Population in Familes 8,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,877
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $83,980
Average Household Income $93,650
Per Capita Income $36,300


Total Housing Units 3,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,944 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 831 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $283,967
Average Home Value $308,011


Total Households 3,775
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,623
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 0.63% 0.61%
Households 0.4% 0.49%
Families 0.06% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 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 # 131 75th
Population Density # 205 61st
Diversity Index # 161 69th
Median Household Income # 175 66th
Per Capita Income # 213 59th

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