University Park, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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University Park, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of University Park had a population of 2,728 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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University Park, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,728
Population in Households 2,724
Population in Familes 2,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 5,441
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $138,367
Average Household Income $167,889
Per Capita Income $58,877


Total Housing Units 970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 759 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $438,214
Average Home Value $465,395


Total Households 943
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 692
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% 0.6%
Households 0.61% 0.48%
Families 0.3% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2018 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 # 246 53rd
Population Density # 46 91st
Diversity Index # 99 81st
Median Household Income # 30 94th
Per Capita Income # 39 93rd

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