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Clarksburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Clarksburg Census Designated Place had a population of 23,220 as of July 1, 2017. Clarksburg 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 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clarksburg 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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Clarksburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,220
Daytime Population: Workers 3,530
Daytime Population: Residents 11,058
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,588
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 23,057
Population in Familes 21,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 2,827
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $131,544
Average Household Income $158,364
Per Capita Income $47,365


Total Housing Units 6,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,220 (89.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 688 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $529,435
Average Home Value $564,729


Total Households 6,908
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 5,926
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 7.48% 3.06%
Households 7.26% 3.0%
Families 7.08% 2.99%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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, 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 # 60 89th
Population Density # 134 74th
Diversity Index # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 35 93rd
Per Capita Income # 75 86th

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