Prince George's County MD Information

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Prince George's County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince George's County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 96th
Population Density1 # 3 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 2 96th
Median Household Income # 11 58th
Per Capita Income # 14 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Prince George's County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 879,295
Population in Households 859,622
Population in Familes 684,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 19,673
Population Density1 1,822
Diversity Index2 69
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 308,726
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 204,895
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 335,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188,114 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 120,612 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,306 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $248,061
Average Home Value $274,615
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,127
Average Household Income $87,330
Per Capita Income $31,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.77%
Households 0.36% 0.74%
Families 0.16% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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