Beltsville, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beltsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Beltsville Census Designated Place had a population of 17,259 as of July 1, 2016. Beltsville ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Beltsville is located at latitude 39.0399 and longitude -76.9204 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Beltsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 131 feet.

The Beltsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389202) 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.

The Beltsville Census Designated Place is located within District 1, Vansville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beltsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beltsville: Old Vansville, Vansville.

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Beltsville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,259
Population in Households 16,837
Population in Familes 13,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 422
Population Density1 2,410
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 5,572
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 3,740
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 5,980 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,062 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,510 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 408 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $277,529
Average Home Value $292,565


Median Household Income $70,326
Average Household Income $83,790
Per Capita Income $28,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.55%
Households 0.23% 0.43%
Families -0.35% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Beltsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beltsville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 80 85th
Population Density1 # 157 70th
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 229 56th
Per Capita Income # 327 37th

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