Suitland, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Suitland, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Suitland Census Designated Place had a population of 25,775 as of July 1, 2015. Suitland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Suitland is located at latitude 38.8486 and longitude -76.9225 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Suitland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 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 285 feet.

The Suitland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2652341) 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 Suitland 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 Suitland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Suitland Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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


Total Population 25,775
Population in Households 25,756
Population in Familes 20,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 6,062
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 9,993
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,318 (30.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,675 (60.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 980 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $188,096
Average Home Value $210,382


Median Household Income $56,123
Average Household Income $63,641
Per Capita Income $24,687
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.28%
Households -0.02% 0.27%
Families -0.23% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Suitland, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Suitland 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 # 49 91st
Population Density1 # 34 94th
Diversity Index2 # 331 36th
Median Household Income # 359 31st
Per Capita Income # 392 25th

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