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Adamstown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Adamstown Census Designated Place had a population of 2,624 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adamstown: Adamstown Junction, Adamsville, Davis Warehouse.

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


Total Population 2,624
Population in Households 2,613
Population in Familes 2,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 798
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $130,602
Average Household Income $144,550
Per Capita Income $43,704


Total Housing Units 782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (87.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $431,696
Average Home Value $433,750


Total Households 753
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 616
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.23% 1.23%
Households 0.94% 1.14%
Families 0.06% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 251 52nd
Population Density # 328 37th
Diversity Index # 228 56th
Median Household Income # 35 93rd
Per Capita Income # 129 75th

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