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Westminster, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $244,123 (it was $118,400 in 2000)
Westminster:

$244,123
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $194,194 - $337,848

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $404,247
Here:

$404,247
State:

$424,848

Townhouses or other attached units: $231,073
Here:

$231,073
State:

$250,809

In 2-unit structures: $269,274
Here:

$269,274
State:

$363,922

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,323
Here:

$174,323
State:

$242,023

Westminster,MD index of house prices

Total population: 18,724 (Urban population: 16,280, Rural population: 163 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 7,872 (7,420 occupied: 3,726 owner occupied, 3,593 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

33%

Housing density: 1,378 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $475,499.

Median contract rent in 2017: $520 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,613


Median gross rent in Westminster, MD in 2017: $601

Housing units in Westminster with a mortgage: 2,853 (75 second mortgage, 383 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 853

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $97,672

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,480

Median monthly housing costs: $1,221


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Westminster, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,692
  • In family households: 13,792 (2,094 male householders, 2,385 female householders)
    3,178 spouses, 4,860 children (4,572 natural, 78 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 285 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 134 parents, 164 other relatives, 589 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,086 (1,355 male householders (1,137 living alone)), 1,463 female householders (1,360 living alone)), 294 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,684

Size of family households: 1,664 2-persons, 1,077 3-persons, 1,056 4-persons, 488 5-persons, 89 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,533 1-person, 243 2-persons, 75 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 16 5-persons.

2,559 married couples with children.
1,284 single-parent households (54 men, 1,230 women).

89.0% of residents of Westminster speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 966 (5.2%)
(36.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westminster, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westminster, Maryland
  • 39no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 5212 bedrooms
  • 1,7523 bedrooms
  • 9314 bedrooms
  • 3885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland
  • 95no bedroom
  • 9291 bedroom
  • 1,6062 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 118no vehicle
  • 7131 vehicle
  • 1,7252 vehicles
  • 8453 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in renter-occupied apartments
  • 886no vehicle
  • 1,4581 vehicle
  • 7082 vehicles
  • 3493 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westminster, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westminster, Maryland
  • 281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 2134 rooms
  • 5065 rooms
  • 8106 rooms
  • 4687 rooms
  • 5418 rooms
  • 1,0109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland
  • 421 room
  • 1742 rooms
  • 6293 rooms
  • 1,3014 rooms
  • 5115 rooms
  • 3376 rooms
  • 2607 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Westminster, MD
  • Westminster, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Westminster, MD in 2017
  • 459Less than $10,000
  • 568$10,000 to $19,999
  • 799$20,000 to $29,999
  • 591$30,000 to $39,999
  • 664$40,000 to $49,999
  • 355$50,000 to $59,999
  • 680$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,096$75,000 to $99,999
  • 733$100,000 to $124,999
  • 325$125,000 to $149,999
  • 408$150,000 to $199,999
  • 381$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Westminster, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Westminster, MD in 2017
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 154$100,000 to $124,999
  • 115$125,000 to $149,999
  • 553$150,000 to $174,999
  • 260$175,000 to $199,999
  • 498$200,000 to $249,999
  • 432$250,000 to $299,999
  • 842$300,000 to $399,999
  • 310$400,000 to $499,999
  • 115$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 26$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Westminster, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Westminster, MD in 2017
  • 55Less than $100
  • 222$100 to $149
  • 283$150 to $199
  • 143$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 78$400 to $449
  • 43$450 to $499
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 33$550 to $599
  • 51$600 to $649
  • 74$650 to $699
  • 132$700 to $749
  • 243$750 to $799
  • 243$800 to $899
  • 400$900 to $999
  • 578$1,000 to $1,249
  • 540$1,250 to $1,499
  • 246$1,500 to $1,999
  • 100$2,000 to $2,499
  • 40$2,500 to $2,999
  • 82$3,000 to $3,499
  • 51No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 57.1%
Number of people working at home: 140 (1.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 324
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,122
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,284
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 845
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 485
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 307
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 638
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 232
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 238
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,148
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,172
  • 90 or more minutes: 479
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westminster

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,884 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,152 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Taxi: 100 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 96 (1%)
  • Walked: 367 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 140 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 14.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.7%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.0%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Westminster, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Westminster, Maryland
  • 2902010 or later
  • 3912000 to 2009
  • 1901990 to 1999
  • 981980 to 1989
  • 781970 to 1979
  • 152Before 1970
Ancestries in Westminster, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 1,603 (17.3%)
  • American: 1,407 (15.2%)
  • Irish: 640 (6.9%)
  • Italian: 383 (4.1%)
  • English: 351 (3.8%)
  • European: 311 (3.4%)
  • Polish: 153 (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 151 (1.6%)
  • French: 97 (1.0%)
  • African: 94 (1.0%)
  • West Indian: 61 (0.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 56 (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 49 (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 41 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 39 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 37 (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 34 (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 30 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 29 (0.3%)
  • British: 25 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 24 (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 22 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 20 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 20 (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 18 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 16 (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 14 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 14 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11 (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 10 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 9 (0.10%)
  • Romanian: 6 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 2 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Westminster:

19.8% (204)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Cameroon
Westminster:

16.4% (169)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

India
Westminster:

9.5% (98)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Westminster:

9.3% (96)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Nepal
Westminster:

8.0% (82)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Barbados
Westminster:

4.0% (41)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Westminster:

3.8% (39)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Westminster:

3.8% (39)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Bangladesh
Westminster:

3.2% (33)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Saudi Arabia
Westminster:

3.1% (32)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

England
Westminster:

2.1% (22)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Westminster:

2.1% (22)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Westminster:

2.0% (21)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Westminster:

1.8% (19)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Jamaica
Westminster:

1.8% (19)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Bulgaria
Westminster:

1.7% (17)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Nigeria
Westminster:

1.6% (16)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,826
  • Other state: 5,577
  • Northeast: 2,512
  • Midwest: 704
  • South: 1,916
  • West: 408

83.2% of Westminster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70.9% lived in Maryland.


Westminster:

83.2%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 51
  • 7th and 8th grade: 155
  • 9th grade: 110
  • 10th grade: 96
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 93
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,605
  • Less than 1 year of college: 444
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 660
  • Associate degree: 324
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,429
  • Master's degree: 392
  • Professional school degree: 56
  • Doctorate degree: 82
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 62
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 46
  • 7th and 8th grade: 44
  • 9th grade: 111
  • 10th grade: 101
  • 11th grade: 223
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 75
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,772
  • Less than 1 year of college: 586
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 771
  • Associate degree: 462
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,272
  • Master's degree: 657
  • Professional school degree: 171
  • Doctorate degree: 53
Educational Attainment for Females
Westminster marital status for males
Westminster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,418
  • One, attached: 2,121
  • Two: 316
  • 3 or 4: 398
  • 5 to 9: 446
  • 10 to 19: 1,128
  • 20 to 49: 229
  • 50 or more: 533
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Westminster
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westminster, MD
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 31.7%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westminster, MD
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 23.8%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 217
Here:

14.6%
Maryland:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

10.5%
Maryland:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,168
Here:

63.0%
Maryland:

18.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability