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The Brandywine CDP(1) had a population of 9,618 as of July 1, 2021. Brandywine 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 Brandywine is located at latitude 38.6968 and longitude -76.8477 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Brandywine Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 21.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Brandywine Census Designated Place 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 Brandywine Census Designated Place is located within District 11, Brandywine, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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


Total Population 9,618 (100%)
Population in Households 9,547 (99.3%)
Population in Families 8,186 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 71 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 457
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $136,492
Average Household Income $155,323
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $52,879
Wealth Index5 204


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,030 (93.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 0.1%)
Median Home Value $429,335
Average Home Value $457,010
Housing Affordability Index3 178


Total Households 3,242
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 2,441
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 3.24% 2.72%
Households 3.27% 2.7%
Families 2.83% 2.61%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   2.85%

Brandywine, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brandywine 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 # 135 74th
Population Density # 401 23rd
Median Household Income # 47 91st
Housing Affordability Index # 400 77th
Per Capita Income # 93 82nd
Diversity Index # 172 67th

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