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Darnestown Real Estate Analysis

Geography

As an unincorporated area, Darnestown’s boundaries are not officially defined. Darnestown 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°6′5″N 77°16′52″W (39.101429, -77.281236).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the place has a total area of 17.7 square miles (46 km2), of which, 16.6 square miles (43 km2) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it (6.27%) is water.

 

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 6,378 people, 2,038 households, and 1,830 families residing in the area. The population density was 384.6 people per square mile (148.5/km²). There were 2,064 housing units at an average density of 124.5/sq mi (48.1/km²). The racial makeup of the area was 85.06% White, 3.95% African American, 0.25% Native American, 7.92% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 2.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.23% of the population.

There were 2,038 households out of which 47.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.3% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.2% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the area, the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

The median income for a household in the area was $173,326, and the median income for a family was $190,608. Males had a median income of $120,476 versus $89,958 for females. The per capita income for the area was $85,466. About 1.5% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.0% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

 

History

Named for William Darnes, the community was built on 2,000 acres (810 ha) of land inherited by his wife from her father Charles Gassway’s ‘Mount Pleasant’ land grant. Originally, the town was referred to as Mount Pleasant, but the name shifted in popular parlance to Darnes and eventually Darnestown. The community was located halfway between Montgomery Court House (modern-day Rockville) and the mouth of the Monocacy River, and originally consisted of a tavern, a pair of blacksmiths, a wheelwright, a single store, and a log building which served as both a school and the home of several churches. The community’s greatest economic boom was during the Civil War, when providing for the needs of the armies camped around Washington, DC provided new income. Following the war, however, Darnestown slowly deflated and eventually ceased being a commercial center, with only a few of the original buildings left standing. The area has since been absorbed by suburban development.

 

For more information on Darnestown, visit its Wikipedia page.

Darnestown Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Darnestown

14000 Rockingham ROAD Darnestown, MD 20874
Photo of 14000 Rockingham ROAD, Darnestown, MD 20874 (MLS # 1004161943)
3 beds 4 baths 2,000 sqft $485,000
3 Cornerwood COURT Darnestown, MD 20878
Photo of 3 Cornerwood COURT, Darnestown, MD 20878 (MLS # 1000192577)
3 beds 3 baths $285,000

Sold Listings in Darnestown

13602 Ansel TERRACE Darnestown, MD 20878
3 beds 4 baths $370,000
13661 Ansel TERRACE Darnestown, MD 20878
3 beds 4 baths $299,900
13931 Bailiwick TERRACE Darnestown, MD 20874
3 beds 4 baths $435,000

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Darnestown School Data

Darnestown School Districts

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Darnestown Schools

Mary Of Nazareth School
PK-8, private
Thomas Jefferson Preparatory School
PK-8, private
http://www.tjprep.org

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