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Largo, Maryland - Basic Facts

Largo is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Largo Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Prince George's County at latitude 38.8976 and longitude -76.8302. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Largo Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 10,556
Population in Households 10,530
Population in Familes 8,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 3,448
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 4,308
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,575
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,748 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,560 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $222,315
Average Home Value $235,271


Median Household Income $75,379
Average Household Income $92,355
Per Capita Income $37,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% 0.15%
Households -0.41% 0.07%
Families -0.68% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Largo, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Largo 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 # 121 77th
Population Density1 # 101 81st
Diversity Index2 # 361 31st
Median Household Income # 205 61st
Per Capita Income # 159 69th

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