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Hyattsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

Hyattsville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hyattsville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Prince George's County at latitude 38.9559 and longitude -76.9455. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hyattsville (see map) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hyattsville: Bealltown, Hart.

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Hyattsville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 18,322
Population in Households 18,157
Population in Familes 13,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 6,875
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 6,534
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 3,817
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,786 (39.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,748 (52.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 546 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $260,515
Average Home Value $278,879


Median Household Income $52,493
Average Household Income $65,800
Per Capita Income $23,784
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 0.89%
Households 0.77% 0.79%
Families 0.58% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.


Hyattsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hyattsville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 71 86th
Population Density1 # 19 97th
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 381 27th
Per Capita Income # 399 23rd

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