Seat Pleasant, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Seat Pleasant, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Seat Pleasant had a population of 4,577 as of July 1, 2018. Seat Pleasant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Seat Pleasant is located at latitude 38.8953 and longitude -76.9014 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seat Pleasant (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 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 112 feet.

The City of Seat Pleasant (GNIS ID: 2390651) 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 Seat Pleasant is located within District 18, Seat Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Seat Pleasant: Chesapeake Junction.

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


Total Population 4,577
Population in Households 4,577
Population in Familes 3,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,268
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $53,268
Average Household Income $64,339
Per Capita Income $23,030


Total Housing Units 1,835 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 971 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 665 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $189,243
Average Home Value $205,355


Total Households 1,636
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,111
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.12%
Households -0.1% -0.04%
Families -0.26% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Seat Pleasant, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seat Pleasant 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 # 205 61st
Population Density # 32 94th
Diversity Index # 311 40th
Median Household Income # 417 20th
Per Capita Income # 455 12th

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