White Oak, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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White Oak, Maryland - Basic Facts

The White Oak Census Designated Place had a population of 17,526 as of July 1, 2018. White Oak 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 White Oak is located at latitude 39.0433 and longitude -76.9911 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the White Oak Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The White Oak Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390508) 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 White Oak Census Designated Place is located within District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Oak: Whiteoak.

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White Oak, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,526
Population in Households 17,490
Population in Familes 13,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 4,636
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $70,794
Average Household Income $92,712
Per Capita Income $34,353


Total Housing Units 6,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,307 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,161 (59.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $405,229
Average Home Value $457,274


Total Households 6,469
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 4,183
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.26%
Households -0.1% 0.13%
Families -0.13% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

White Oak, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Oak 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 # 78 85th
Population Density # 66 87th
Diversity Index # 37 93rd
Median Household Income # 269 48th
Per Capita Income # 258 50th

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