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The Temple Hills CDP(1) had a population of 8,002 as of July 1, 2021. Temple Hills 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 Temple Hills is located at latitude 38.814 and longitude -76.9455 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Temple Hills Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.41 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 276 feet.

The Temple Hills Census Designated Place 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 Temple Hills Census Designated Place is located within District 12, Oxon Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Temple Hills: Temple.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Temple Hills, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 8,002 (100%)
Population in Households 7,981 (99.7%)
Population in Families 5,938 (74.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 21 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 5,684
Diversity Index2 39


Median Household Income $70,510
Average Household Income $83,558
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $34,475
Wealth Index5 68


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,235 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,079 (60.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $280,192
Average Home Value $301,276
Housing Affordability Index3 132


Total Households 3,314
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,882
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.17% 0.02%
Households 0.14% -0.02%
Families 0.0% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
Owner Occupied HU   0.51%

Temple Hills, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Temple Hills to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 156 70th
Population Density # 40 92nd
Median Household Income # 333 36th
Housing Affordability Index # 162 31st
Per Capita Income # 315 39th
Diversity Index # 256 51st

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