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Total population: 17,996 (Urban population: 17,818, Rural population: 178 (all nonfarm))

Westminster,MD index of house prices


Houses: 6,704 (6,379 occupied: 3,424 owner occupied, 2,955 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

50%

Housing density: 1174 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $291,035.


Median contract rent in 2009: $784 (lower quartile is $533, upper quartile is $1,012)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $940


Median gross rent in Westminster, MD in 2009: $885


Housing units in Westminster with a mortgage: 2,462 (391 second mortgage, 238 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 527


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,691


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,048


Median monthly housing costs: $1,085





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $237,836 (it was $118,400 in 2000)
Westminster:

$237,836
Maryland:

$318,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $214,173 - $341,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $350,489
Here:

$350,489
State:

$429,019

Townhouses or other attached units: $305,834
Here:

$305,834
State:

$253,007

In 2-unit structures: $562,169
Here:

$562,169
State:

$238,355

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $353,969
Here:

$353,969
State:

$262,276

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $702,098
Here:

$702,098
State:

$264,630

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,823
  • In family households: 12,004 (2,696 male householders, 1,235 female householders)
    2,823 spouses, 4,368 children (4,155 natural, 49 adopted, 164 stepchildren), 119 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 106 parents, 234 other relatives, 323 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,819 (906 male householders (707 living alone)), 1,552 female householders (1,425 living alone)), 361 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,620 (391 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,614 2-persons, 951 3-persons, 864 4-persons, 336 5-persons, 122 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,132 1-person, 310 2-persons, 16 3-persons.

2,652 married couples with children.
1,094 single-parent households (220 men, 874 women).

94.0% of residents of Westminster speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 533 (3.2%)
(54.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Westminster, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 93
  • 4 rooms: 171
  • 5 rooms: 552
  • 6 rooms: 877
  • 7 rooms: 781
  • 8 rooms: 514
  • 9 or more rooms: 427
  • 1 room: 97
  • 2 rooms: 253
  • 3 rooms: 661
  • 4 rooms: 882
  • 5 rooms: 546
  • 6 rooms: 328
  • 7 rooms: 94
  • 8 rooms: 57
  • 9 or more rooms: 37
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Westminster, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 118
  • 2 bedrooms: 556
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,920
  • 4 bedrooms: 657
  • 5+ bedrooms: 164
  • no bedroom: 126
  • 1 bedroom: 1,066
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,099
  • 3 bedrooms: 577
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 227
  • 1 vehicle: 1,063
  • 2 vehicles: 1,542
  • 3 vehicles: 436
  • 4 vehicles: 101
  • 5+ vehicles: 55
  • no vehicle: 635
  • 1 vehicle: 1,479
  • 2 vehicles: 747
  • 3 vehicles: 76
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 134
  • 2000 to 2004: 441
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,259
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,581
  • 1970 to 1979: 977
  • 1960 to 1969: 419
  • 1950 to 1959: 387
  • 1940 to 1949: 329
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,366

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Westminster, MD house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Westminster, MD:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 0
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 0
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 0
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 0
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 0
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 4
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 11
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 34
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 72
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 225
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1239
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 756
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 721
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 273
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 279
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 46
  • $1,000,000 or more: 22
 


Westminster rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Westminster:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 50
  • $150 to $199: 93
  • $200 to $249: 73
  • $250 to $299: 127
  • $300 to $349: 38
  • $350 to $399: 22
  • $400 to $449: 100
  • $450 to $499: 14
  • $500 to $549: 25
  • $550 to $599: 88
  • $600 to $649: 182
  • $650 to $699: 78
  • $700 to $749: 177
  • $750 to $799: 87
  • $800 to $899: 482
  • $900 to $999: 198
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 701
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 387
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 166
  • $2,000 or more: 37
  • No cash rent: 64
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 148
  • 1990 to 1994: 57
  • 1985 to 1989: 41
  • 1980 to 1984: 57
  • 1975 to 1979: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 37
  • 1970 to 1974: 53
  • 1965 to 1969: 99


Westminster, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.0%
Number of people working at home: 158 (2.1% of all workers)


Westminster commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 267
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1041
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1140
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 785
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 574
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 302
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 560
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 116
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 448
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1065
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 867
  • 90 or more minutes: 210
 


Westminster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,977 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 827 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 55 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 387 (5%)
  • Other means: 21 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 158 (2%)
 


Westminster, MD household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 441
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 457
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 539
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 502
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 405
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 391
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 411
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 383
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 400
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 556
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 730
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 594
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 297
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 158
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 58
  • $200,000 or more: 67
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3569
 Irish: 1638
 Other groups: 1431
 English: 1362
 United States or American: 1147
 Italian: 811
 Polish: 519
 French (except Basque): 224
 Scottish: 197
 Scotch-Irish: 107
 Russian: 87
 Greek: 73
 Hungarian: 67
 Norwegian: 67
 Dutch: 63
 French Canadian: 54
 Welsh: 54
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 38
 Subsaharan African:: 37
 Swedish: 37
 British: 35
 European: 35
 African: 31
 Arab:: 30
 Lebanese: 24
 Swiss: 23
 Danish: 21
 Eastern European: 21
 Northern European: 19
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 19
 Czech: 15
 Ukrainian: 15
 Serbian: 14
 Slovak: 12
 Jamaican: 11
 Canadian: 9
 Armenian: 9
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Croatian: 8
 Dutch West Indian: 8
 Guyanese: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Latvian: 7
 Finnish: 7
 Palestinian: 6
 Ethiopian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6


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



  • Pakistan (17%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Other South Central Asia (7%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • Canada (5%)


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

  • This state: 11125
  • Northeast: 2300
  • Midwest: 666
  • South: 1482
  • West: 215

49% of Westminster residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Maryland.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 38
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 65
  • 7th and 8th grade: 170
  • 9th grade: 120
  • 10th grade: 168
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 110
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,390
  • Less than 1 year of college: 353
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 524
  • Associate degree: 257
  • Bachelor's degree: 862
  • Master's degree: 274
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 35

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 314
  • 9th grade: 178
  • 10th grade: 175
  • 11th grade: 187
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,808
  • Less than 1 year of college: 518
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 689
  • Associate degree: 320
  • Bachelor's degree: 707
  • Master's degree: 450
  • Professional school degree: 40
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 25.4%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 5.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 17.7%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 29.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 8.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $54,969
  • Black householders: $26,177
  • Asian householders: $48,218
  • Some other race householders: $3,036
  • Two or more races householders: $49,786
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $47,648
Westminster household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Westminster household income for Black householders
Westminster household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Westminster household income for Asian householders
Westminster household income for Some other race householders
Westminster household income for Two or more races householders
Westminster household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Westminster marital status for males
Westminster marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $239,845
  • Black or African American householders: $253,102
  • Asian householders: $246,072
  • Two or more races householders: $253,705

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,994
  • One, attached: 1,889
  • Two: 420
  • 3 or 4: 407
  • 5 to 9: 315
  • 10 to 19: 941
  • 20 to 49: 275
  • 50 or more: 453
  • Mobile homes: 10

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Westminster:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westminster
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.7%)
  • Utility gas (25.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Electricity (50.1%)
  • Utility gas (34.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 233
Here:

12.2%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

8.6%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,133
Here:

67.3%
Maryland:

21.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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