Statewide Claims to Fame

Mount Rainier is 2nd in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Mount Rainier is 6th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Mount Rainier is 8th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Mount Rainier is 15th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Income below poverty line

Mount Rainier is 18th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

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Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Current population (2012) 8,226 27th 5,884,563 313,914,040
Size in square miles 0.7 189th 9,707.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 12,449.9 2nd 594.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Residents younger than 5 7.9% 35th 6.2% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.9% 125th 22.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.5% 170th 13.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.1% 182nd 88.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.0% 148th 36.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Race - White 19.9% 153rd 60.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 52.8% 46th 30.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 18th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.3% 124th 6.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 183rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.6% 64th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 31.4% 8th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 13.0% 151st 53.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Female residents 50.6% 158th 51.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 31.3% 28th 13.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Housing units 3,601 135th 2,391,350 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 65.4% 6th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 3,544 130th 2,128,377 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 30.4% 186th 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $311,800 97th $319,800 $186,200
People per household 2.3 171st 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Income per capita $26,448 159th $35,751 $27,915
Income per household $45,788 180th $72,419 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.7% 15th 9.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mount Rainier Rank Maryland US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 506 134th 528,112 27,092,908
Retail sales $23,854 130th $75,664,186 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $2,809 37th $13,429 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $715 133rd $10,758,428 $613,795,732

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