Croom, Maryland Population 2024

2,842

Croom is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Croom has a 2024 population of 2,842. Croom is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 20.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,353 in 2020.

The average household income in Croom is $162,071 with a poverty rate of 7.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Croom is 48.1 years, 45.4 years for males, and 49.9 years for females.

Croom Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Croom was:

  • White: 49.33%
  • Black or African American: 41.59%
  • Other race: 3.2%
  • Two or more races: 2.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.71%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
34.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
83.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.78% (489)
The current population of Croom, Maryland is 2,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,353.

Croom, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,40249.33%
Black or African American1,18241.59%
Other race913.2%
Two or more races792.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander772.71%
Asian110.39%
Native American
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Croom Population by Race

Croom Population Pyramid 2024

Croom Median Age

48.1

Total

45.4

Male

49.9

Female

Croom Adults

There are 2,435 adults, (587 of whom are seniors) in Croom.

Croom Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Croom Sex Ratio

Female1,24443.77%
Male1,59856.23%

Croom Population by Age

Croom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0352.7486.713.3
Married709388.211.8
Non Family2121.1574.525.5
Female1034.211000
Male113.091000
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3.09

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Croom Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Croom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Croom Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Croom Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$78,490

Average Earnings

$80,583

Average Male

$69,714

Average Female

Croom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Croom Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Croom Language

95.22% of Croom residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Croom Language

Croom Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,37520915.2%
Black1,18250.42%
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7.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Croom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Croom is White, with 15.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Croom is Black, with 0.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.07%.

Croom Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.56%
High School5.35%
Some College0.16%
Bachelors or Greater
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Croom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Croom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Croom Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Croom Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Croom Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Croom Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Croom Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Croom Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

246

Number of Veterans

219

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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Croom Veterans by War

count

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Croom Veterans by Age

count

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Croom Veterans by Race

Croom Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Croom Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Croom Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Croom Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Croom Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45%

Born in Croom

96.31%

Native Born

3.69%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

3.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.31% of Croom residents were born in the United States, with 45% having been born in Maryland. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Croom Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,842
20232,842
20222,842863.12%
20212,75640317.13%
20202,3531798.23%
20192,174-316-12.69%
20182,490-308-11.01%
20172,7981535.78%
20162,645-462-14.87%
20153,107792.61%
20143,02844017%
20132,58870.27%
20122,581-103-3.84%
20112,684532.01%
20102,631
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Croom Population by Year