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Berwyn Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Berwyn Heights had a population of 3,249 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.994 and longitude -76.9105 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Berwyn Heights 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Berwyn Heights: Charlton Heights.

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Berwyn Heights, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Berwyn Heights, MD Housing Affordability Index is 181
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Berwyn Heights, MD Wealth Index is 166
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,249
Population in Households 3,227
Population in Families 2,405
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density 4,678
Diversity Index1 86
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $106,317
Average Household Income $126,753
Per Capita Income $39,804
Wealth Index3 166

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $293,443
Housing Affordability Index2 181
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,020
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 684
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.43% 0.24%
Households 0.19% 0.12%
Families 0.05% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 2019 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 # 231 56th
Population Density # 64 88th
Diversity Index # 20 96th
Median Household Income # 106 80th
Per Capita Income # 214 59th

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