Halfway, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Halfway, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Halfway Census Designated Place had a population of 10,873 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Halfway is located at latitude 39.6163 and longitude -77.77 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Halfway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Halfway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389890) 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 Halfway Census Designated Place is located within District 26, Halfway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

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


Total Population 10,873
Daytime Population: Workers 4,853
Daytime Population: Residents 5,356
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,209
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 10,800
Population in Familes 8,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 2,338
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $53,392
Average Household Income $64,194
Per Capita Income $27,205


Total Housing Units 4,812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,052 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,447 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $186,967
Average Home Value $208,167


Total Households 4,499
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,911
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 0.23% 0.3%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families -0.39% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Halfway, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halfway 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 # 120 77th
Population Density # 162 69th
Diversity Index # 306 41st
Median Household Income # 407 22nd
Per Capita Income # 360 31st

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