Charles County MD Information


Charles County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 163,966
Population in Households 162,561
Population in Familes 140,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,405
Population Density2 358
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $99,067
Average Household Income $113,797
Per Capita Income $40,141


Total Housing Units 62,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,711 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,731 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,803 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $341,767
Average Home Value $378,352


Total Households 57,442
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 42,927
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 1.37% 1.35%
Households 1.4% 1.38%
Families 1.29% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.08%


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, 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 # 10 63rd
Population Density # 11 58th
Diversity Index # 4 88th
Median Household Income # 4 88th
Per Capita Income # 7 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.