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Adamstown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Adamstown Census Designated Place had a population of 2,633 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Adamstown is located at latitude 39.3069 and longitude -77.4663 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Adamstown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Adamstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583568) 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 Adamstown Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Buckeystown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Adamstown 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 Adamstown: Adamstown Junction, Adamsville, Davis Warehouse.

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


Total Population 2,633
Daytime Population: Workers 549
Daytime Population: Residents 1,379
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,928
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,622
Population in Familes 2,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 801
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $132,639
Average Household Income $145,561
Per Capita Income $43,965


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (86.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $429,665
Average Home Value $432,721


Total Households 757
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 620
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.45% 1.32%
Households 1.15% 1.19%
Families 0.16% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Adamstown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adamstown 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 # 249 52nd
Population Density # 329 37th
Diversity Index # 233 55th
Median Household Income # 32 94th
Per Capita Income # 110 79th

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