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Paramount-Long Meadow, Maryland
Location of Paramount-Long Meadow, Maryland
Location of Paramount-Long Meadow, Maryland
Country United States
State Maryland
County Washington
 • Total 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Land 2.8 sq mi (7.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,722
 • Density 980.5/sq mi (378.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 24-59787

Paramount-Long Meadow is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washington County, Maryland, United States. The population was 2,722 at the 2000 census.


Paramount-Long Meadow is located at 39°40′58″N 77°41′50″W / 39.68278°N 77.69722°W / 39.68278; -77.69722 (39.682795, -77.697175).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,722 people, 985 households, and 778 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 980.5 people per square mile (378.0/km²). There were 1,010 housing units at an average density of 363.8/sq mi (140.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.64% White, 2.46% African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 985 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $71,591, and the median income for a family was $82,072. Males had a median income of $58,015 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,309. About 2.1% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

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