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Suitland, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Suitland Census Designated Place had a population of 26,181 as of July 1, 2019. Suitland 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 Suitland is located at latitude 38.8487 and longitude -76.9239 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Suitland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.25 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 285 feet.

The Suitland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2652341) 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 Suitland Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Spauldings, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.


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Suitland, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Suitland, MD Housing Affordability Index is 123
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

Suitland, MD Wealth Index is 56
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 26,181
Population in Households 26,162
Population in Families 20,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density 6,166
Diversity Index1 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,598
Average Household Income $71,294
Per Capita Income $27,293
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,881 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,535 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,487 (59.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 859 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $213,476
Housing Affordability Index2 123
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,022
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 6,382
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 0.15% 0.1%
Households 0.02% 0.0%
Families -0.14% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Suitland, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Suitland 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 # 48 91st
Population Density # 33 94th
Diversity Index # 337 35th
Median Household Income # 373 28th
Per Capita Income # 390 25th

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