Leisure World, Maryland Population 2024

8,636

Leisure World is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Leisure World has a 2024 population of 8,636. Leisure World is currently declining at a rate of -1.92% annually and its population has decreased by -7.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,314 in 2020.

The average household income in Leisure World is $92,735 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median age in Leisure World is 76.4 years: 75.9 years for males, and 76.7 years for females.

Leisure World Demographics

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

  • White: 65.43%
  • Black or African American: 19.4%
  • Asian: 9.09%
  • Other race: 4.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,655.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.28% (-678)
The current population of Leisure World, Maryland is 8,636 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,314.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,87265.43%
Black or African American1,74119.4%
Asian8169.09%
Other race4214.69%
Two or more races1041.16%
Native American210.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Leisure World Population by Race

Leisure World Population Pyramid 2024

Leisure World Median Age

76.4

Total

75.9

Male

76.7

Female

Leisure World Adults

There are 8,643 adults, (6,977 of whom are seniors) in Leisure World.

Leisure World Age Dependency

438.7

Age Dependency Ratio

418.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leisure World Sex Ratio

Female5,48661.13%
Male3,48938.87%

Leisure World Population by Age

Leisure World Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,0341.4880.519.5
Non Family3,8981.0478.121.9
Married1,7312.1782.617.4
Female2333.1893.66.4
Male1722.1394.85.2

2.25

Average Family Size

1.48

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leisure World Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1371.62%
Associates Degree7408.75%
Bachelors Degree2,34027.68%
Graduate Degree2,03824.11%
High School Graduate1,88322.27%
Less Than 9th Grade770.91%
Some College1,23914.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leisure World Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leisure World Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6475,5593,072
Black1,3081,287648
Asian816804501
Hispanic616523118
Other Race36731583
2+ Races1048042
Native American21210

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.4%.

Leisure World Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$70,491$0$70,357
High School Graduate$36,446$0$35,950
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,233$41,518$34,940
Some College$29,375$35,938$0

$36,233

Average Earnings

$41,518

Average Male

$34,940

Average Female

Leisure World Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leisure World Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leisure World Language

74.96% of Leisure World residents speak only English, while 25.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.12% of the population.

Leisure World Language

Leisure World Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,6813676.46%
Black1,682704.16%
Asian807313.84%
Native2121100%
Hispanic670172.54%

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.77%

Male Poverty Rate

6.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leisure World

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leisure World is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leisure World is Hispanic, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.78%.

Leisure World Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.12%
Some College6.67%
High School5.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%

Leisure World Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.72%
Female Employed4.36%
Male Employed1.93%
Male Unemployed1.48%

Leisure World Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leisure World Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,477$112,799
Households$61,679$92,735
Married Families$85,972$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,861$81,511

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leisure World Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leisure World Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leisure World Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 15-19.

Leisure World Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leisure World Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

990

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam367
Korea303
World War II197
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War15

Leisure World Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+828
65 to 74116
55 to 6446
18 to 340
35 to 540

Leisure World Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White85614.58%
Black1349.51%

Leisure World Veterans by Race

Leisure World Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leisure World Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

23.3%

Labor Force Participation

19.9%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Leisure World Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leisure World Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leisure World 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

11.63%

Born in Leisure World

74.15%

Native Born

25.85%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

21.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.15% of Leisure World residents were born in the United States, with 11.63% having been born in Maryland. 3.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leisure World Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,636-169-1.92%
20238,805-170-1.89%
20228,975-316-3.4%
20219,291-23-0.25%
20209,3142743.03%
20199,040-281-3.01%
20189,321-1-0.01%
20179,3221051.14%
20169,217-10-0.11%
20159,2271381.52%
20149,089660.73%
20139,0231972.23%
20128,826-176-1.96%
20119,0022532.89%
20108,74900%

Leisure World Population by Year