Charles County MD Information


Charles County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 162,252
Daytime Population: Workers 44,680
Daytime Population: Residents 77,374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 122,054
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 160,846
Population in Familes 138,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,406
Population Density2 355
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $96,659
Average Household Income $110,876
Per Capita Income $38,962


Total Housing Units 61,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,579 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,030 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,766 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $334,326
Average Home Value $365,982


Total Households 56,609
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 42,384
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 1.41% 1.45%
Households 1.39% 1.44%
Families 1.29% 1.37%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.4%


Charles County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 10 63rd
Population Density # 11 58th
Diversity Index # 4 88th
Median Household Income # 4 88th
Per Capita Income # 7 75th

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