Indian Head, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Indian Head, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Head had a population of 3,889 as of July 1, 2018. Indian Head ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indian Head is located at latitude 38.6001 and longitude -77.1622 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Head (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Town of Indian Head (GNIS ID: 2391240) 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 Town of Indian Head is located within District 7, Pomonkey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charles County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indian Head: Indianhead.

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


Total Population 3,889
Population in Households 3,851
Population in Familes 3,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 3,158
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $72,198
Average Household Income $85,052
Per Capita Income $31,058


Total Housing Units 1,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 530 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $238,601
Average Home Value $271,088


Total Households 1,411
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,000
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 0.14% 0.45%
Households 0.17% 0.55%
Families 0.06% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Indian Head, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Head 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 # 216 58th
Population Density # 118 77th
Diversity Index # 110 79th
Median Household Income # 257 51st
Per Capita Income # 315 39th

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