Westminster, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Westminster, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Westminster had a population of 19,147 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Westminster is located at latitude 39.5797 and longitude -77.0084 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westminster (see map below) 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.

The City of Westminster is located within District 7, Westminster, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westminster: Bedford, Grandadam Farm, Logsdon Tavern Land, New London Town, Westminster Town, Winchester.

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


Total Population 19,147
Population in Households 17,691
Population in Familes 13,729
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,456
Population Density2 2,889
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $61,279
Average Household Income $78,162
Per Capita Income $31,085


Total Housing Units 7,894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,909 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,424 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $280,415
Average Home Value $312,487


Total Households 7,332
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,402
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 0.36% 0.37%
Households 0.29% 0.37%
Families 0.81% 0.25%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Westminster, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westminster 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 # 71 86th
Population Density # 134 74th
Diversity Index # 249 52nd
Median Household Income # 334 36th
Per Capita Income # 312 40th

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