The City of Westminster had a population of 19,458 as of July 1, 2020. Westminster ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Westminster is located at latitude 39.5754 and longitude -76.9958 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westminster encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 722 feet.
The City of Westminster (GNIS ID: 2390669) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Westminster: Bedford, Grandadam Farm, Logsdon Tavern Land, New London Town, Westminster Town, Winchester.
|Total Population||19,458 (100%)|
|Population in Households||17,999 (92.5%)|
|Population in Families||13,872 (71.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,459 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$68,331|
|Average Household Income||$85,093|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,954|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,070 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,077 (50.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,376 (41.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||617 ( 7.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$294,359|
|Average Home Value||$330,505|
|Housing Affordability Index3||134|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.44%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.4%|
The table below compares Westminster to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 70||87th|
|Population Density||# 129||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 323||38th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 141||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 327||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 239||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.