Croom, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Croom, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Croom Census Designated Place had a population of 2,740 as of July 1, 2017. 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 38.7398 and longitude -76.7552 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Croom Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Croom 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 Croom: Croome.

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


Total Population 2,740
Daytime Population: Workers 875
Daytime Population: Residents 1,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,089
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,730
Population in Familes 2,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $107,659
Average Household Income $132,457
Per Capita Income $48,787


Total Housing Units 1,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 867 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $411,765
Average Home Value $482,661


Total Households 985
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 742
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 0.56% 0.53%
Households 0.41% 0.42%
Families -0.22% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

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, 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 # 245 53rd
Population Density # 503 3rd
Diversity Index # 91 83rd
Median Household Income # 83 84th
Per Capita Income # 65 88th

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