Potomac Heights, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Potomac Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Potomac Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,159 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Potomac Heights is located at latitude 38.5982 and longitude -77.1324 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Potomac Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Potomac Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389702) 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 Potomac Heights Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Pomonkey, a minor civil division (MCD) of Charles County.

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


Total Population 1,159
Population in Households 1,159
Population in Familes 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,080
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $52,480
Average Household Income $57,700
Per Capita Income $24,565


Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (76.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $129,899
Average Home Value $168,400


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 297
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 0.45% 0.63%
Households 0.4% 0.61%
Families 0.67% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Potomac Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potomac Heights 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 # 308 41st
Population Density # 290 44th
Diversity Index # 224 57th
Median Household Income # 424 18th
Per Capita Income # 423 19th

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