Hampstead, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Hampstead, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Hampstead had a population of 6,334 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hampstead: Coxville, Spring Garden, Spring Gardens.

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


Total Population 6,334
Population in Households 6,334
Population in Familes 5,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,951
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $82,864
Average Household Income $92,071
Per Capita Income $34,937


Total Housing Units 2,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,866 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 559 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $263,578
Average Home Value $293,108


Total Households 2,425
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,709
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 0.02% 0.24%
Households 0.05% 0.22%
Families 0.36% 0.12%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.18%

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, 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 # 175 66th
Population Density # 196 62nd
Diversity Index # 400 23rd
Median Household Income # 194 63rd
Per Capita Income # 251 52nd

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