Adelphi, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Adelphi, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Adelphi Census Designated Place had a population of 15,977 as of July 1, 2015. Adelphi ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Adelphi is located at latitude 38.9971 and longitude -76.9668 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Adelphi Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Adelphi Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Adelphi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adelphi: Riggs Mill Village.

Adelphi Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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Adelphi, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,977
Population in Households 15,801
Population in Familes 11,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density1 5,834
Diversity Index2 91
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,298
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 3,268
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,370 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,928 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $252,494
Average Home Value $277,507
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,840
Average Household Income $73,021
Per Capita Income $24,436
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.01%
Households 1.07% 1.05%
Families 0.73% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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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Adelphi, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adelphi to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 85 84th
Population Density1 # 37 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 346 33rd
Per Capita Income # 397 24th

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