Hyattsville, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Hyattsville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Hyattsville had a population of 19,742 as of July 1, 2018. Hyattsville 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 Hyattsville is located at latitude 38.9605 and longitude -76.9523 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hyattsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of Hyattsville (GNIS ID: 2390603) 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 City of Hyattsville is located within District 16, Hyattsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hyattsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hyattsville: Bealltown, Hart.

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Hyattsville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,742
Population in Households 19,572
Population in Familes 14,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density1 7,407
Diversity Index2 90


Median Household Income $62,416
Average Household Income $82,353
Per Capita Income $29,614


Total Housing Units 7,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,908 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,075 (54.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $301,613
Average Home Value $298,297


Total Households 6,983
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 4,048
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.43% 1.57%
Households 1.21% 1.45%
Families 1.02% 1.35%
Median Household Income   3.96%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Hyattsville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hyattsville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 69 87th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 326 37th
Per Capita Income # 341 34th

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