Seat Pleasant, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Seat Pleasant, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Seat Pleasant had a population of 4,671 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Seat Pleasant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Seat Pleasant: Chesapeake Junction.

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Seat Pleasant, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,671
Daytime Population: Workers 1,107
Daytime Population: Residents 2,871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,978
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 4,671
Population in Familes 3,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,397
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,273
Average Household Income $58,697
Per Capita Income $21,015


Total Housing Units 1,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 980 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 692 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $187,353
Average Home Value $200,791


Total Households 1,672
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,139
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 0.39% 0.36%
Households 0.18% 0.19%
Families 0.05% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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, 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 # 201 61st
Population Density # 30 94th
Diversity Index # 309 41st
Median Household Income # 435 16th
Per Capita Income # 476 8th

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