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Fort Ritchie CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2019. Fort Ritchie CDP ranks in the lower 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 Fort Ritchie CDP is located at latitude 39.7022 and longitude -77.5022 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389111) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Ritchie Census Designated Place is located within District 14, Ringgold, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.


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Fort Ritchie CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Ritchie CDP, MD Housing Affordability Index is 144
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Ritchie CDP, MD Wealth Index is 54
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 275
Population in Households 275
Population in Families 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 281
Diversity Index1 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,083
Average Household Income $66,275
Per Capita Income $24,881
Wealth Index3 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $215,000
Housing Affordability Index2 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 90
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.42% -0.96%
Households -1.34% -0.91%
Families -2.18% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Fort Ritchie CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Ritchie CDP to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 411 21st
Population Density # 457 12th
Diversity Index # 408 21st
Median Household Income # 400 23rd
Per Capita Income # 439 15th

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