Ballenger Creek, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ballenger Creek, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Ballenger Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 20,377 as of July 1, 2017. Ballenger Creek ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Ballenger Creek is located at latitude 39.3811 and longitude -77.4202 in Frederick County. The formal boundaries for the Ballenger Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Frederick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.

The Ballenger Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389170) 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 Ballenger Creek Census Designated Place is located within District 2, Frederick, a minor civil division (MCD) of Frederick County.

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

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


Total Population 20,377
Daytime Population: Workers 24,218
Daytime Population: Residents 9,479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.65
Population in Households 19,927
Population in Familes 16,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 450
Population Density2 1,884
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $84,353
Average Household Income $96,028
Per Capita Income $36,782


Total Housing Units 8,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,868 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,806 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $270,345
Average Home Value $295,368


Total Households 7,673
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 4,970
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.51% 1.17%
Households 1.41% 1.16%
Families 1.51% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Ballenger Creek, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ballenger Creek 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 # 64 88th
Population Density # 203 61st
Diversity Index # 81 85th
Median Household Income # 174 67th
Per Capita Income # 202 61st

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