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Fort Washington, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fort Washington Census Designated Place had a population of 24,300 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Washington ranks in 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 Fort Washington is located at latitude 38.7319 and longitude -77.0087 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Washington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.79 sq. miles and a water area of 2.78 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Fort Washington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389803) 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 Fort Washington Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Piscataway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington: Fort Warburton, Fort Washington Estates.

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


Total Population 24,300
Daytime Population: Workers 5,541
Daytime Population: Residents 11,571
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,112
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 24,119
Population in Familes 20,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 1,762
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $111,806
Average Household Income $133,363
Per Capita Income $45,840


Total Housing Units 8,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,167 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,091 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 517 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $368,276
Average Home Value $410,924


Total Households 8,259
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 6,316
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 0.34% 1.09%
Households 0.21% 0.99%
Families -0.01% 0.79%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Fort Washington, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Washington 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 # 57 89th
Population Density # 216 58th
Diversity Index # 114 78th
Median Household Income # 63 88th
Per Capita Income # 86 84th

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