Layhill, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Layhill, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Layhill Census Designated Place had a population of 5,393 as of July 1, 2017. Layhill 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 Layhill is located at latitude 39.0897 and longitude -77.04 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Layhill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Layhill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583648) 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 Layhill Census Designated Place is located within District 13, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

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


Total Population 5,393
Daytime Population: Workers 1,150
Daytime Population: Residents 2,571
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,721
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 5,348
Population in Familes 4,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 3,429
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $125,835
Average Household Income $147,838
Per Capita Income $49,812


Total Housing Units 1,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,555 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $469,231
Average Home Value $493,461


Total Households 1,777
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 1,371
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 0.59% 1.36%
Households 0.53% 1.36%
Families 0.55% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Layhill, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Layhill 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 # 190 64th
Population Density # 105 80th
Diversity Index # 31 94th
Median Household Income # 38 93rd
Per Capita Income # 56 89th

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