Prince George's County MD Information

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Prince George's County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 915,924
Population in Households 895,888
Population in Familes 711,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,036
Population Density 1,898
Diversity Index1 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,800
Average Household Income $105,863
Per Capita Income $36,753
Wealth Index3 127

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 342,878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196,178 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 121,288 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,412 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $290,091
Housing Affordability Index2 127
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 317,466
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 209,856
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.64% 0.66%
Households 0.47% 0.58%
Families 0.33% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

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Prince George's County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prince George's County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 2 96th
Population Density # 3 92nd
Diversity Index # 2 96th
Median Household Income # 10 63rd
Per Capita Income # 14 46th

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