Calverton, Maryland

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Calverton is an unincorporated area and Census-designated place located on the boundary between Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, Maryland.[1]

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Geography

As an unincorporated area, Calverton's boundaries are not officially defined. Calverton is, however, recognized by the United States Census Bureau as a Census-designated Place, and by the United States Geological Survey as a populated place located at 39°3′25″N 76°56′41″W / 39.05694°N 76.94472°W / 39.05694; -76.94472 (39.057009, -76.944805)[2].

On the Montgomery County side, many residents of Calverton consider themselves to live in a section of Silver Spring, the central area of which lies to the southwest at the intersection of Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue. On the Prince George's County side, many Calverton residents consider themselves to live in part of Beltsville, the central area of which is just east of Interstate 95.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the place has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.2 km²). None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 12,610 people, 4,543 households, and 3,230 families residing in the area. The population density was 2,673.1 people per square mile (1,031.5/km²). There were 4,661 housing units at an average density of 988.1/sq mi (381.3/km²). The racial makeup of the area was 43.09% White, 34.06% African American, 0.14% Native American, 16.52% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.61% from other races, and 3.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.37% of the population.

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