Huntingtown, Maryland

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Huntingtown, Maryland
Location of Huntingtown, Maryland
Coordinates: 38°36′57″N 76°37′0″W / 38.61583, -76.61667
Country United States
State Maryland
County Calvert
 - Total 8.2 sq mi (21.3 km²)
 - Land 8.2 sq mi (21.3 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation 174 ft (53 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,436
 - Density 296.3/sq mi (114.4/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 20639
Area code(s) 410
FIPS code 24-41037
GNIS feature ID 1852593

Huntingtown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. The population was 2,436 at the 2000 census. The community is growing, with many large estate homes in small developments off of Maryland Route 2/4. It has a new public high school called Huntingtown High and a new Catholic church. State-operated commuter buses and private vanpools carry residents to Washington, D.C.


Huntingtown is located at 38°36′57″N 76°37′0″W / 38.61583, -76.61667 (38.615706, -76.616681)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.2 square miles (21.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,436 people, 768 households, and 668 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 296.3 people per square mile (114.4/km²). There were 784 housing units at an average density of 95.4/sq mi (36.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.84% White, 17.04% African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.78% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

There were 768 households out of which 48.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.0% were non-families. 10.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $81,672, and the median income for a family was $85,907. Males had a median income of $60,362 versus $35,962 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,312. About 4.2% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable Residents and Natives

  • Tom Clancy, Author of bestselling political thrillers; born in Baltimore County, MD, in 1947.
  • Doug Hill, ABC Channel 7 weatherman and father of peter hill


External links

Huntingtown High School

Huntingtown High School Athletic Booster Club

Huntingtown Hurricanes Football

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