Derwood, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Derwood, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Derwood Census Designated Place had a population of 2,787 as of July 1, 2017. Derwood 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 Derwood is located at latitude 39.1141 and longitude -77.1502 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Derwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Derwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583607) 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 Derwood Census Designated Place is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 2,787
Daytime Population: Workers 2,474
Daytime Population: Residents 1,598
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,072
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.46
Population in Households 2,575
Population in Familes 2,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 4,459
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $115,843
Average Household Income $141,146
Per Capita Income $48,306


Total Housing Units 982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 663 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $548,885
Average Home Value $536,802


Total Households 971
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 790
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 2.2% 1.72%
Households 2.1% 1.73%
Families 1.97% 1.64%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Derwood, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derwood 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 # 242 53rd
Population Density # 73 86th
Diversity Index # 45 92nd
Median Household Income # 59 89th
Per Capita Income # 67 87th

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