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Hampstead, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Hampstead had a population of 6,306 as of July 1, 2017. Hampstead ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hampstead is located at latitude 39.611 and longitude -76.8557 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hampstead (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Town of Hampstead (GNIS ID: 2390228) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hampstead is located within District 8, Hampstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hampstead 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 Hampstead: Coxville, Spring Garden, Spring Gardens.

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


Total Population 6,306
Daytime Population: Workers 2,609
Daytime Population: Residents 2,502
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,111
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 6,306
Population in Familes 5,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,943
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $81,029
Average Household Income $90,048
Per Capita Income $34,053


Total Housing Units 2,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,917 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $253,893
Average Home Value $284,351


Total Households 2,408
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,702
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 -0.04% 0.11%
Households -0.05% 0.12%
Families 0.35% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Hampstead, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hampstead 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 # 175 66th
Population Density # 196 62nd
Diversity Index # 403 22nd
Median Household Income # 189 64th
Per Capita Income # 242 53rd

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