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Temple Hills, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Temple Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 8,620 as of July 1, 2016. Temple Hills 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 Temple Hills is located at latitude 38.8106 and longitude -76.9495 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Temple Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 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 276 feet.

The Temple Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390381) 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 Temple Hills Census Designated Place is located within District 12, Oxon Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Temple Hills 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 Temple Hills: Temple.

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


Total Population 8,620
Population in Households 8,599
Population in Familes 6,451
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 6,124
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 3,533
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,038
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,107 (29.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,427 (65.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $252,362
Average Home Value $261,144


Median Household Income $59,237
Average Household Income $70,486
Per Capita Income $28,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.5% 1.37%
Households 1.28% 1.21%
Families 1.27% 1.15%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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.

Temple Hills, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temple Hills 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 # 153 71st
Population Density1 # 34 94th
Diversity Index2 # 253 52nd
Median Household Income # 321 38th
Per Capita Income # 320 38th

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