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Seat Pleasant, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Seat Pleasant had a population of 4,526 as of July 1, 2019. 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 38.8962 and longitude -76.9066 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seat Pleasant 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Seat Pleasant, MD Housing Affordability Index is 142
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Seat Pleasant, MD Wealth Index is 57
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,526
Population in Households 4,526
Population in Families 3,734
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 6,099
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,738
Average Household Income $63,621
Per Capita Income $22,813
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 645 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $187,865
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,622
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,102
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.16% -0.13%
Households -0.31% -0.25%
Families -0.44% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

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, 2019 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 # 34 94th
Diversity Index # 307 41st
Median Household Income # 429 17th
Per Capita Income # 463 11th

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