Bladensburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bladensburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Bladensburg had a population of 9,724 as of July 1, 2017. Bladensburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bladensburg is located at latitude 38.9424 and longitude -76.9259 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bladensburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Town of Bladensburg (GNIS ID: 2390734) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Bladensburg is located within District 2, Bladensburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bladensburg: Beall Town, Bladensburgh, Garrisons Landing.

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


Total Population 9,724
Daytime Population: Workers 2,522
Daytime Population: Residents 4,765
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,287
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 9,677
Population in Familes 7,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 9,740
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $46,524
Average Household Income $56,002
Per Capita Income $20,578


Total Housing Units 3,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 760 (19.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,914 (73.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $234,834
Average Home Value $241,524


Total Households 3,673
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,082
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.65%
Households 0.5% 0.47%
Families 0.84% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Bladensburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bladensburg 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 # 135 74th
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 29 95th
Median Household Income # 455 12th
Per Capita Income # 481 7th

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