Takoma Park, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Takoma Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Takoma Park had a population of 17,521 as of July 1, 2018. Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park is located at latitude 38.9803 and longitude -77.0023 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Takoma Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The City of Takoma Park (GNIS ID: 2390660) 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 City of Takoma Park is located within District 13, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Takoma Park: Brightwood, City of Azaleas, North Takoma, Takoma.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,521
Population in Households 17,130
Population in Familes 12,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 391
Population Density2 8,386
Diversity Index3 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,081
Average Household Income $121,770
Per Capita Income $48,277

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,437 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,383 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $489,716
Average Home Value $544,821
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,819
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,026
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.6%
Households 0.45% 0.51%
Families 0.37% 0.48%
Median Household Income   4.42%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Takoma Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Takoma Park 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 # 79 85th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 43 92nd
Median Household Income # 183 65th
Per Capita Income # 79 85th

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