Prince George's County MD Information


Prince George's County Subdivisions

Prince George's County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 887,903
Population in Households 868,289
Population in Familes 688,960
Population in Group Qrtrs 19,614
Population Density1 1,840
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 311,473
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 206,844
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188,392 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 123,081 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,415 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $262,763
Average Home Value $291,929


Median Household Income $73,886
Average Household Income $89,894
Per Capita Income $31,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.73%
Households 0.46% 0.71%
Families 0.31% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.


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, 2015 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.