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Berwyn Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Berwyn Heights had a population of 3,306 as of July 1, 2017. Berwyn Heights 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 Berwyn Heights is located at latitude 38.9929 and longitude -76.9135 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Berwyn Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Town of Berwyn Heights (GNIS ID: 2390724) 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 Berwyn Heights is located within District 21, Berwyn, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Berwyn Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berwyn Heights: Charlton Heights.

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Berwyn Heights, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,306
Daytime Population: Workers 1,686
Daytime Population: Residents 1,404
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,090
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 3,284
Population in Familes 2,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 4,800
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $100,340
Average Household Income $113,009
Per Capita Income $35,862


Total Housing Units 1,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 838 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $307,162
Average Home Value $308,502


Total Households 1,042
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 700
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 0.79% 0.67%
Households 0.54% 0.53%
Families 0.38% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Berwyn Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Berwyn Heights 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 # 227 56th
Population Density # 62 88th
Diversity Index # 22 96th
Median Household Income # 113 78th
Per Capita Income # 219 58th

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