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West Denton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The West Denton Census Designated Place had a population of 51 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.889 and longitude -75.8391 in Caroline County. The formal boundaries for the West Denton Census Designated Place 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.


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West Denton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Denton, MD Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

West Denton, MD Wealth Index is 76
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 51 (100%)
Population in Households 50 (98.0%)
Population in Families 44 (86.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 2.0%)
Population Density 176
Diversity Index2 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,451
Average Household Income $76,890
Per Capita Income $26,936
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 29 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $310,000
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.21% -0.4%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 2019 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 # 478 8th
Diversity Index # 418 19th
Median Household Income # 398 23rd
Per Capita Income # 396 24th

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