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Marlow Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Marlow Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 5,511 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Marlow Heights is located at latitude 38.8211 and longitude -76.9443 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Marlow Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 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 259 feet.

The Marlow Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390124) 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 Marlow Heights Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Marlow Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Marlow Heights, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,511
Population in Households 5,455
Population in Familes 4,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 2,711
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 2,221
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,327
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 992 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,229 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $236,872
Average Home Value $248,615


Median Household Income $55,060
Average Household Income $68,265
Per Capita Income $27,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.09%
Households -0.4% -0.23%
Families -0.75% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Marlow Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marlow Heights to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 187 64th
Population Density1 # 143 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 264 49th
Median Household Income # 383 26th
Per Capita Income # 346 33rd

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