Morningside, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morningside, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Morningside had a population of 2,052 as of July 1, 2017. Morningside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Morningside is located at latitude 38.8305 and longitude -76.8892 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morningside (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Town of Morningside (GNIS ID: 2391315) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Morningside is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morningside 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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Morningside, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,052
Daytime Population: Workers 764
Daytime Population: Residents 908
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,052
Population in Familes 1,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,646
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $81,753
Average Household Income $88,205
Per Capita Income $31,179


Total Housing Units 935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $239,640
Average Home Value $242,092


Total Households 850
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 545
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 0.25% 0.28%
Households -0.02% 0.09%
Families 2.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Morningside, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morningside 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 # 271 48th
Population Density # 95 82nd
Diversity Index # 125 76th
Median Household Income # 188 64th
Per Capita Income # 290 44th

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