Westminster Carroll County, Maryland

Westminster: City in northern Maryland, United States

About

Westminster is a city located in the county of Carroll in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,590 and a population density of 1,077 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,712 inhabitants.

The city was created 258 years ago in 1763.

Westminster Quick Facts

Population : 18,712 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Carroll County
Postal code : 21157–21158
Phone Area Codes : 410
Area : 17.25 km2
Altitude : 764 feet / 233 meters
Capital city : Westminster is capital of Carroll County
Establishment : January 01, 1764 (258 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:50:02 (29th May 2022)
Density : 1,085 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.65% (2010-2020)
Westminster locator map
Location of Westminster on Maryland map.
2016-08-20 10 12 12 View north along Maryland State Route 27 'Liberty Street' at Chase Street in Westminster  Carroll County  Maryland image
2016-08-20 10 12 12 View north along Maryland State Route 27 'Liberty Street' at Chase Street in Westminster Carroll County Maryland
2016-08-20 10 12 12 View north along Maryland State Route 27 'Liberty Street' at Chase Street in Westminster  Carroll County  Maryland image

Geography

Westminster is located at 39°34'31"N 76°59'45"W (39.5753800, -76.9958100).

Westminster map

Demographics

The population of Westminster increased by 0.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,590 - census
2011 18,483 -0.58% estimation process
2012 18,523 0.22% estimation process
2013 18,565 0.23% estimation process
2014 18,536 -0.16% estimation process
2015 18,516 -0.11% estimation process
2016 18,513 -0.02% estimation process
2017 18,553 0.22% estimation process
2018 18,623 0.38% estimation process
2019 18,640 0.09% estimation process
2020 18,712 0.38% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,061
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,161
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,082
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,155
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.9%
People over 65 (%) : 16.4%
Female persons, % : 49.5%
White only, percent : 94.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 559
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.0%

Westminster zip code is 21157. County name: Carroll, County fips: 24013

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $143,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,239
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $492
2015-2019 median gross rent : $766
2015-2019 Households : 5,687
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,516
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,054
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 697,481
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 244,363
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,487
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $58,337
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,683
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,315
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 739
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 315
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 60
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,185
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,139
2010 population per square mile : 1,833.1
2010 land area in square miles : 7.18

People born in Westminster (18)

People born in Westminster, including diplomat, politician and activist Sargent Shriver, journalist William Seabrook, writer and producer Bill Oakley, .

List

  • Elizabeth Ann Bennett (American actress) she was born in 25/07/1978
  • Joseph Will (American actor) he was born in 04/11/1970
  • Mike Jenkins (American strongman) he was born in 03/11/1982
  • Mike Knode (American baseball player) he was born in 08/11/1895
  • Ray Knode (American baseball player (1901-1982)) he was born in 28/01/1901
  • Richard N. Dixon (American politician) he was born in 17/04/1938
  • Theodore Woodward (American medical researcher) he was born in 22/03/1914
  • Urban Bowman (American football player and coach, Canadian football coach (1937-2018)) he was born in 16/11/1937
  • Sadie Kneller Miller (sports journalist) she was born in 07/10/1867
  • John Luetkemeyer (American politician) he was born in 12/02/1910
  • Lawrence Fairfax Reifsnider (American football player, naval officer (1887-1956)) he was born in 26/11/1887
  • Brandt Bronico (American soccer player) he was born in 20/06/1995
  • Ryan SpYke Watson (American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer) he was born in 23/06/2001
  • Barrett Warner (American writer) he was born in 01/04/1962
  • Summer Soderstrom (American model) she was born in 14/08/1997

Schools in Westminster

College & universities near Westminster, MD

Code Name City ZIP
164270 McDaniel College Westminster (MD) 21157

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Westminster, MD

Code Name Address Type
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
BAL Pennsylvania Station 1515 North Charles Street RAIL
BWI BWI Rail Station 7 Amtrak Way RAIL
RKV Rockville station 251 Hungerford Drive at Park Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Westminster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Westminster Post Office Westminster (MD) 21157

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Carroll County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Carroll County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Eldersburg 30,531 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Mount Airy 9,502 City in Surry County, North Carolina, United States
Taneytown 6,846 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Hampstead 6,426 Town in Carroll County in the U.
Manchester 4,876 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Sykesville 3,973 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Rising Sun 2,784 Town of the United States
New Windsor 1,404 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States
Union Bridge 963 Town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Westminster distances to largest Maryland cities