Morningside, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Morningside, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Morningside had a population of 2,040 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Morningside, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,040
Population in Households 2,040
Population in Familes 1,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,625
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $81,900
Average Household Income $90,513
Per Capita Income $31,953


Total Housing Units 934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $245,000
Average Home Value $245,000


Total Households 841
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 538
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.15%
Households -0.14% -0.07%
Families 1.78% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2018 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 # 270 48th
Population Density # 97 81st
Diversity Index # 128 75th
Median Household Income # 198 62nd
Per Capita Income # 296 43rd

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