Eldersburg, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Eldersburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Eldersburg Census Designated Place had a population of 31,971 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Eldersburg is located at latitude 39.4037 and longitude -76.9503 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Eldersburg Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 39.84 sq. miles and a water area of 2.54 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Eldersburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389031) 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 Eldersburg Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Freedom, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eldersburg: Eldersburgh.

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


Total Population 31,971
Population in Households 31,668
Population in Familes 28,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 803
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $109,466
Average Household Income $129,739
Per Capita Income $44,864


Total Housing Units 11,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,547 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,484 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $397,687
Average Home Value $437,220


Total Households 11,031
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 8,782
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 0.5% 0.55%
Households 0.51% 0.56%
Families 0.57% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Eldersburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eldersburg 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 # 37 93rd
Population Density # 327 37th
Diversity Index # 373 28th
Median Household Income # 86 84th
Per Capita Income # 118 77th

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