Mount Lena, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Mount Lena, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Mount Lena Census Designated Place had a population of 519 as of July 1, 2018. Mount Lena ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Lena is located at latitude 39.554 and longitude -77.6219 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Lena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Mount Lena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389515) 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 Mount Lena Census Designated Place is located within District 16, Beaver Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Lena: Smoketown.

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


Total Population 519
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 445
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 414
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $65,109
Average Household Income $82,113
Per Capita Income $31,955


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $237,963
Average Home Value $261,732


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 154
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 0.09% 0.23%
Households 0.12% 0.29%
Families 0.4% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Mount Lena, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Lena 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 # 371 29th
Population Density # 417 20th
Diversity Index # 361 31st
Median Household Income # 303 42nd
Per Capita Income # 295 43rd

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