Prince George's County MD Information


Prince George's County Subdivisions

Prince George's County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 920,667
Daytime Population: Workers 358,449
Daytime Population: Residents 432,350
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 790,799
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 900,611
Population in Familes 715,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,056
Population Density2 1,907
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $76,909
Average Household Income $94,495
Per Capita Income $33,159


Total Housing Units 343,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193,314 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 125,967 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,267 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $301,063
Average Home Value $330,123


Total Households 319,281
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 211,715
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 0.89% 0.89%
Households 0.68% 0.79%
Families 0.55% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


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, 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 # 2 96th
Population Density # 3 92nd
Diversity Index # 2 96th
Median Household Income # 11 58th
Per Capita Income # 14 46th

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