Clarksburg, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Clarksburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Clarksburg Census Designated Place had a population of 25,084 as of July 1, 2018. Clarksburg 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 Clarksburg is located at latitude 39.2357 and longitude -77.2646 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Clarksburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Clarksburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389325) 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 Clarksburg Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 25,084
Population in Households 24,903
Population in Familes 23,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 3,054
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $136,417
Average Household Income $164,047
Per Capita Income $49,126


Total Housing Units 7,544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,614 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 859 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $533,729
Average Home Value $581,902


Total Households 7,473
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 6,426
Average Family Size 4
  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 7.54% 3.15%
Households 7.37% 3.11%
Families 7.25% 3.12%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Clarksburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarksburg 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 # 54 90th
Population Density # 124 76th
Diversity Index # 49 91st
Median Household Income # 32 94th
Per Capita Income # 75 86th

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