Laytonsville, Maryland

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Laytonsville, Maryland
Town
The Rachel Carson Greenway, in February 2006.
The Rachel Carson Greenway, in February 2006.
Location of Laytonsville, Maryland
Location of Laytonsville, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°12′41″N 77°8′24″W / 39.21139°N 77.14000°W / 39.21139; -77.14000Coordinates: 39°12′41″N 77°8′24″W / 39.21139°N 77.14000°W / 39.21139; -77.14000
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 353
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 362
 • Density 339.4/sq mi (131.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20879, 20882
Area code(s) 301
FIPS code 24-46250
GNIS feature ID 0585383

Laytonsville is a town in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. The population was 353 at the 2010 census. Laytonsville was originally known as Cracklintown. This name originated from the popular cracklin bread, which was baked in the locale.[citation needed] This recipe, essentially a bacon corn bread, also lent the entire area the name of Cracklin District.[citation needed] Laytonsville was incorporated in 1892.

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Laytonsville is located at 39°12′41″N 77°8′24″W / 39.21139°N 77.14000°W / 39.21139; -77.14000 (39.211256, -77.140134).[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), all of it land.[1] The town has more of a small town, rural character than nearby Olney, Maryland. There are a number of tracts of farmland on the outskirts, as well as numerous homes on large plots of land.

Demographics[edit]

The median household income was $104,384 in 2009.[5] Males had a median income of $57,500 versus $38,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,681. None of the families and 0.7% of the population were living below the poverty line.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 353 people, 127 households, and 98 families residing in the town. The population density was 339.4 inhabitants per square mile (131.0/km2). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 127.9 per square mile (49.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 83.0% White, 6.8% African American, 7.4% Asian, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 127 households of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.7% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.8% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.19.

The median age in the town was 42.9 years. 23.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 38.5% were from 45 to 64; and 9.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 277 people, 103 households, and 77 families residing in the town. The population density was 282.4 people per square mile (109.1/km²). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 109.1 per square mile (42.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.70% White, 0.86% African American and 1.44% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 103 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

Education[edit]

Laytonsville is served by the Montgomery County Public Schools.

Schools that serve Laytonsville include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Laytonsville, Maryland Low Interest Bad Credit Installment Loans - Personal Loans as Money Help". Small Bank Loan Rates. April 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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