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Kettering, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Kettering Census Designated Place had a population of 14,016 as of July 1, 2017. Kettering ranks in the lower 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 Kettering is located at latitude 38.8897 and longitude -76.7903 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Kettering Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Kettering Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390000) 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 Kettering Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Queen Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kettering population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 14,016
Daytime Population: Workers 2,711
Daytime Population: Residents 6,662
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,373
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 13,892
Population in Familes 11,425
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 2,553
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $93,563
Average Household Income $106,388
Per Capita Income $41,053


Total Housing Units 5,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,703 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 663 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $311,336
Average Home Value $325,670


Total Households 5,366
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 3,581
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 1.27% 0.98%
Households 1.21% 0.92%
Families 1.02% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Kettering, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kettering 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 # 97 81st
Population Density # 150 71st
Diversity Index # 390 25th
Median Household Income # 144 72nd
Per Capita Income # 149 71st

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