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The Town of Laytonsville had a population of 369 as of July 1, 2021. Laytonsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Laytonsville is located at latitude 39.2121 and longitude -77.1428 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Laytonsville encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Town of Laytonsville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Laytonsville is located within District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Laytonsville: Cracklintown, Goshen Mills, Laytonville.

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Laytonsville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 369 (100%)
Population in Households 367 (99.5%)
Population in Families 328 (88.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 349
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $171,321
Average Household Income $234,426
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $74,804
Wealth Index5 351


Total HU (Housing Units) 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (89.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $718,085
Average Home Value $778,542
Housing Affordability Index3 156


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.39% 0.43%
Households 0.34% 0.45%
Families 0.95% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Laytonsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laytonsville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 394 24th
Population Density # 440 15th
Median Household Income # 23 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 295 57th
Per Capita Income # 29 95th
Diversity Index # 176 66th

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