Fort Ritchie, MarylandFort Ritchie
is a town located in Washington County, Maryland
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 276.
Geography\nFort Ritchie is located at 39°42'16" North, 77°29'47" West (39.704396, -77.496291)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 2.6 km²
). 2.5 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.00% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 276 people, 83 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density
is 108.7/km² (281.8/mi²). There are 335 housing units at an average density of 132.0/km² (342.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 67.39% White, 17.75% African American
, 1.45% Native American
, 1.81% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 4.71% from other races, and 6.88% from two or more races. 6.16% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 83 households out of which 75.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% are married couples living together, 18.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 12.0% are non-families. 4.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.33 and the average family size is 3.42.
In the town the population is spread out with 42.4% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 41.3% from 25 to 44, 3.6% from 45 to 64, and 0.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 24 years. For every 100 females there are 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $30,625, and the median income for a family is $29,375. Males have a median income of $27,656 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,549. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line.