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Westminster, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Westminster,MD index of house prices

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

Houses: 7,881 (7,474 occupied: 3,744 owner occupied, 3,662 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,380 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $521,049.

Median contract rent in 2016: $520 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,224


Median gross rent in Westminster, MD in 2016: $601

Housing units in Westminster with a mortgage: 2,959 (179 second mortgage, 368 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 785

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $94,479

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,348

Median monthly housing costs: $1,259


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Westminster, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $241,752 (it was $118,400 in 2000)
Westminster:

$241,752
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $177,289 - $352,810

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $404,270
Here:

$404,270
State:

$417,946

Townhouses or other attached units: $160,275
Here:

$160,275
State:

$249,949

In 2-unit structures: $164,881
Here:

$164,881
State:

$206,340

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,899
Here:

$141,899
State:

$258,956
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,678
  • In family households: 13,511 (2,293 male householders, 2,014 female householders)
    3,137 spouses, 4,764 children (4,363 natural, 128 adopted, 268 stepchildren), 258 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 132 parents, 317 other relatives, 379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,662 (1,336 male householders (1,096 living alone)), 1,841 female householders (1,609 living alone)), 471 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,534

Size of family households: 1,651 2-persons, 1,031 3-persons, 945 4-persons, 480 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 87 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,723 1-person, 313 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 28 5-persons.

2,541 married couples with children.
990 single-parent households (138 men, 852 women).

89.1% of residents of Westminster speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% 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: 1,146 (6.1%)
(35.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Westminster, Maryland:

  • 46no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 5022 bedrooms
  • 1,8883 bedrooms
  • 8924 bedrooms
  • 3615+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland:

  • 219no bedroom
  • 1,2511 bedroom
  • 9852 bedrooms
  • 1,0023 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 119no vehicle
  • 8461 vehicle
  • 1,5722 vehicles
  • 9203 vehicles
  • 2044 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population

Cars and other vehicles available in Westminster in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,034no vehicle
  • 1,6281 vehicle
  • 5652 vehicles
  • 3743 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westminster, Maryland:

  • 461 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 413 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 6435 rooms
  • 8536 rooms
  • 4227 rooms
  • 6538 rooms
  • 9299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westminster, Maryland:

  • 1991 room
  • 1162 rooms
  • 8903 rooms
  • 8754 rooms
  • 5915 rooms
  • 3736 rooms
  • 2227 rooms
  • 2598 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Westminster, MD household income distribution

  • Westminster, MD household income distribution
  • 512Less than $10,000
  • 233$10,000 to $14,999
  • 350$15,000 to $19,999
  • 417$20,000 to $24,999
  • 255$25,000 to $29,999
  • 257$30,000 to $34,999
  • 265$35,000 to $39,999
  • 370$40,000 to $44,999
  • 502$45,000 to $49,999
  • 386$50,000 to $59,999
  • 782$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,149$75,000 to $99,999
  • 719$100,000 to $124,999
  • 346$125,000 to $149,999
  • 428$150,000 to $199,999
  • 294$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westminster, MD

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westminster, MD
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 135$100,000 to $124,999
  • 297$125,000 to $149,999
  • 312$150,000 to $174,999
  • 268$175,000 to $199,999
  • 580$200,000 to $249,999
  • 436$250,000 to $299,999
  • 848$300,000 to $399,999
  • 261$400,000 to $499,999
  • 130$500,000 to $749,999
  • 13$750,000 to $999,999
  • 12$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westminster, MD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westminster, MD
  • 79Less than $100
  • 135$100 to $149
  • 213$150 to $199
  • 343$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 21$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 70$400 to $449
  • 72$450 to $499
  • 82$500 to $549
  • 66$550 to $599
  • 107$600 to $649
  • 67$650 to $699
  • 210$700 to $749
  • 106$750 to $799
  • 130$800 to $899
  • 563$900 to $999
  • 668$1,000 to $1,249
  • 525$1,250 to $1,499
  • 106$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 54$2,500 to $2,999
  • 78$3,000 to $3,499
  • 78No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2452010 or later
  • 4142000 to 2009
  • 1921990 to 1999
  • 981980 to 1989
  • 781970 to 1979
  • 152Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Westminster population
Westminster commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 331
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,068
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,069
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 680
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 572
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 431
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 660
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 184
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 168
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,295
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,123
  • 90 or more minutes: 648
Westminster, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.3%
Number of people working at home: 135 (1.6% of all workers)

Westminster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 12,753 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,142 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0%)
  • Taxi: 99 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0%)
  • Walked: 419 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 135 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,704
 American: 1,324
 Irish: 676
 English: 395
 Italian: 363
 European: 262
 Polish: 154
 Scottish: 149
 African: 121
 French (except Basque): 114
 Scotch-Irish: 68
 Dutch: 52
 Norwegian: 44
 Swedish: 39
 West Indian: 39
 Hungarian: 35
 Greek: 33
 Russian: 31
 Lithuanian: 26
 Welsh: 26
 Pennsylvania German: 25
 Scandinavian: 22
 Ukrainian: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 19
 British: 18
 French Canadian: 18
 Portuguese: 18
 Belgian: 11
 Bulgarian: 10
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 10
 Nigerian: 8
 Romanian: 6
 Arab: 3

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

  • 19%Mexico
  • 14%Cameroon
  • 12%Honduras
  • 10%India
  • 6%Nepal
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Germany

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

  • This state: 11,934
  • Other state: 5,374
  • Northeast: 2,511
  • Midwest: 694
  • South: 1,804
  • West: 343

83% of Westminster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Maryland.

Westminster:

83.2%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 98
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 41
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 89
  • 9th grade: 143
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 76
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,635
  • Less than 1 year of college: 471
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 688
  • Associate degree: 297
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,371
  • Master's degree: 351
  • Professional school degree: 59
  • Doctorate degree: 88

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 63
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 32
  • 7th and 8th grade: 179
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 51
  • 11th grade: 290
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 92
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,808
  • Less than 1 year of college: 613
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 813
  • Associate degree: 443
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,215
  • Master's degree: 581
  • Professional school degree: 152
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 30.0%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.8%Males
Westminster marital status for males
Westminster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,401
  • One, attached: 2,479
  • Two: 261
  • 3 or 4: 373
  • 5 to 9: 399
  • 10 to 19: 850
  • 20 to 49: 106
  • 50 or more: 909
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 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 (57.1%)
  • Utility gas (30.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Electricity (69.6%)
  • Utility gas (14.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 224
Here:

13.5%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

14.0%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 979
Here:

49.6%
Maryland:

17.4%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)