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Mount Lena, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Mount Lena Census Designated Place had a population of 519 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.5593 and longitude -77.628 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Mount Lena Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mount Lena, MD Housing Affordability Index is 190
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

Mount Lena, MD Wealth Index is 237
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 519
Population in Households 517
Population in Families 443
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density 414
Diversity Index1 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $108,029
Average Household Income $148,529
Per Capita Income $57,339
Wealth Index3 237

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $297,222
Housing Affordability Index2 190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3
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 0.08% 0.08%
Households 0.11% 0.1%
Families 0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

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, 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 # 369 29th
Population Density # 416 20th
Diversity Index # 358 31st
Median Household Income # 100 81st
Per Capita Income # 51 90th

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