West Denton, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Denton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The West Denton Census Designated Place had a population of 50 as of July 1, 2017. West Denton ranks in the lower 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 West Denton is located at latitude 38.8896 and longitude -75.8388 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the West Denton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caroline County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The West Denton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583701) 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 West Denton Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Hillsboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caroline County.

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


Total Population 50
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 22
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 49
Population in Familes 43
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 173
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $70,718
Average Household Income $72,263
Per Capita Income $27,315


Total Housing Units 29 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $362,500
Average Home Value $517,647


Total Households 21
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 16
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 -0.54% -0.4%
Households -0.64% 0.0%
Families 0.89% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

West Denton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Denton 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 # 511 2nd
Population Density # 479 8th
Diversity Index # 425 18th
Median Household Income # 241 54th
Per Capita Income # 359 31st

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