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Croom, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Croom Census Designated Place had a population of 2,651 as of July 1, 2019. Croom ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Croom is located at latitude 38.7526 and longitude -76.7639 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Croom Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 34.19 sq. miles and a water area of 1.21 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Croom Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583603) 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 Croom Census Designated Place is located within District 4, Nottingham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Croom: Croome.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Croom, MD Housing Affordability Index is 149
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

Croom, MD Wealth Index is 282
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 2,651
Population in Households 2,641
Population in Families 2,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density 78
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $115,268
Average Household Income $156,101
Per Capita Income $57,243
Wealth Index3 282

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 849 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $411,382
Housing Affordability Index2 149
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 953
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 715
Average Family Size 3
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 0.08% 0.03%
Households -0.03% -0.04%
Families -0.57% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Croom, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Croom 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 # 250 52nd
Population Density # 503 3rd
Diversity Index # 89 83rd
Median Household Income # 77 85th
Per Capita Income # 53 90th

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