University Park, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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University Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of University Park had a population of 2,610 as of July 1, 2017. University Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for University Park is located at latitude 38.972 and longitude -76.9446 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of University Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 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 72 feet.

The Town of University Park (GNIS ID: 2391456) 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 Town of University Park is located within District 19, Riverdale, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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

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University Park, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,610
Daytime Population: Workers 302
Daytime Population: Residents 1,189
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,491
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 2,606
Population in Familes 2,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 5,205
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $134,363
Average Household Income $162,628
Per Capita Income $56,741


Total Housing Units 924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 763 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $436,174
Average Home Value $461,796


Total Households 903
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 663
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 0.33% 0.48%
Households 0.09% 0.33%
Families -0.25% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

University Park, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University Park 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 # 250 52nd
Population Density # 52 90th
Diversity Index # 116 78th
Median Household Income # 29 95th
Per Capita Income # 41 92nd

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