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Benedict, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Benedict Census Designated Place had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Benedict is located at latitude 38.5115 and longitude -76.6797 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Benedict Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Benedict Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583581) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Benedict Census Designated Place is located within District 9, Hughesville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Benedict population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Benedict: Benedict Leonard Town, Benedict Town, Benedict-Leonard Town, Benedict-Town.

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


Total Population 277
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 136
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 164
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,186
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $115,559
Average Household Income $133,878
Per Capita Income $45,153


Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $450,000
Average Home Value $464,189


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.82% 1.06%
Households 0.89% 1.07%
Families 5.82% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Benedict, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benedict to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 412 21st
Population Density # 276 47th
Diversity Index # 190 64th
Median Household Income # 60 89th
Per Capita Income # 94 82nd

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