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Ballenger Creek, Maryland
—  CDP  —
Location of Ballenger Creek, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°22′54″N 77°25′58″W / 39.38167°N 77.43278°W / 39.38167; -77.43278
Country United States
State Maryland
County Frederick
 - Total 5.6 sq mi (14.5 km2)
 - Land 5.6 sq mi (14.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 302 ft (92 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 13,518
 - Density 2,418.0/sq mi (933.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 24-03800
GNIS feature ID 1867291

Ballenger Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The population was 13,518 at the 2000 census.



Ballenger Creek is located at 39°22′54″N 77°25′58″W / 39.38167°N 77.43278°W / 39.38167; -77.43278 (39.381593, -77.432802)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 13,518 people, 5,172 households, and 3,413 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,418.0 people per square mile (933.7/km²). There were 5,406 housing units at an average density of 967.0/sq mi (373.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 83.41% White, 10.08% African American, 0.27% Native American, 3.08% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.11% from other races, and 2.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 5,172 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 41.6% from 25 to 44, 13.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,558, and the median income for a family was $65,216. Males had a median income of $42,350 versus $31,233 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,816. About 3.2% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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