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Langley Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Langley Park Census Designated Place had a population of 19,169 as of July 1, 2020. Langley Park 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 Langley Park is located at latitude 38.9887 and longitude -76.9814 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Langley Park Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.99 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 151 feet.

The Langley Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390032) 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 Langley Park Census Designated Place is located within District 17, Chillum, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.


Langley Park, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 19,169 (100%)
Population in Households 19,051 (99.4%)
Population in Families 12,585 (65.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 118 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 19,281
Diversity Index2 94


Median Household Income $61,390
Average Household Income $73,566
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $19,277
Wealth Index5 52


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,257 (23.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,824 (70.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 330 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $263,112
Average Home Value $264,103
Housing Affordability Index3 132


Total Households 5,080
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 3,343
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.21% -0.04%
Households 0.0% -0.13%
Families -0.09% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Langley Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Langley Park to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 72 86th
Population Density # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 364 30th
Housing Affordability Index # 134 26th
Per Capita Income # 511 2nd
Diversity Index # 1 100th

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