Prince George's County, Maryland Population 2018

Prince George's County, Maryland's estimated population is 912,756 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince George's County, Maryland is the 2nd largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017912,75615,0631.68%
2016897,693-13,461-1.48%
2016911,1542,8720.32%
2015908,2826,6380.74%
2014901,6449,6761.08%
2013891,9689,1171.03%
2012882,8518,2520.94%
2011874,5998,9461.03%
2010865,653136,38518.70%
1990729,26864,1979.65%
1980665,0714,5040.68%
1970660,567303,17284.83%
1960357,395163,21384.05%
1950194,182104,692116.99%
194089,49029,39548.91%
193060,09516,74838.64%
192043,3477,20019.92%
191036,1476,24920.90%
190029,8983,81814.64%
189026,080-371-1.40%
188026,4515,31325.13%
187021,138-2,189-9.38%
186023,3271,7788.25%
185021,5492,01010.29%
184019,539-935-4.57%
183020,4742581.28%
182020,216-373-1.81%
181020,589-596-2.81%
180021,185-159-0.74%
179021,3440.00%

Prince George's County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American570,138
White173,881
Some Other Race86,885
Asian38,063
Two or More Races25,008
American Indian and Alaska Native3,449
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander269

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Prince George's County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Prince George's County, Maryland Median Age

36.1


Total

34.4


Male

37.9


Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Adults

There are 693,917 adults, (101,439 of which are seniors) in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Prince George's County, Maryland Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince George's County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

465,941

51.90%

Male

431,752

48.10%

Prince George's County, Maryland Households and Families

Prince George's County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prince George's County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Female50.9%49.1%
Male48.6%51.4%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince George's County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All306,7112.8761.6
Married119,9563.6677.6
Non Family104,5511.3152.3
Female61,4913.650.9
Male20,7133.9248.6

3.51

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prince George's County, Maryland Households

Prince George's County, Maryland Education

Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44,6337.47%
9th to 12th Grade40,1816.72%
High School Graduate154,68625.87%
Some College135,38922.64%
Associates Degree34,9365.84%
Bachelors Degree107,86018.04%
Graduate Degree80,20013.41%

Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black386,126357,630119,953
White91,50885,37141,478
Hispanic84,38137,9688,726
Other Race49,39019,6903,740
Asian26,57023,20914,208
Multiple Races12,78511,4394,785
Native American2,3951,394197
Islander16815482

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.47%.

Prince George's County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,505$44,425$44,578
Less Than High School$25,867$29,169$20,249
High School Grad$35,738$37,834$32,422
Some College$44,937$47,258$42,788
Bachelors Degree$58,413$61,184$56,231
Graduate Degree$78,579$84,854$75,223

$44,505

Average Earnings

$44,425

Average Male

$44,578

Average Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Language

Prince George's County, Maryland Language by Age

Prince George's County, Maryland Language

76.70% of Prince George's County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 23.30% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.51% of the population.

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black562,73948,9708.70%
Hispanic148,52020,59513.87%
Other85,63212,65014.77%
White113,9949,9648.74%
Asian36,0413,5339.80%
Multiple24,5822,49810.16%
Native3,4282768.05%
Islander1942613.40%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.79%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland is Other, with 14.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland is Native, with 8.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.36%.

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.75%
High School8.68%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.89%
Male Unemployed18.26%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed4.07%

Prince George's County, Maryland Income

Prince George's County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,925$92,135
Families$86,478$102,723
Married Families$109,619$124,341
Non Families$54,317$64,856

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Prince George's County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by War

58,734

Number of Veterans

49,756

Male Veterans

8,978

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam18,134
First Gulf War15,896
Second Gulf War13,050
Korea3,690
World War II1,668

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5419,246
55 to 6413,869
65 to 7411,286
75+8,599
18 to 345,734

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black42,3349.58%
White13,5329.64%
Hispanic1,8601.86%
2 or More1,4409.12%
Asian8962.83%
Other4280.73%
Indian722.59%
Hawaiian3213.17%

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment Status

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment by Age

71.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment by Race

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Prince George's County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bowie553325839330615.53%
College Park304133227518626.12%
Laurel24925258539283.72%
Greenbelt227392390911705.15%
Hyattsville17643184498064.57%
New Carrollton12231128686375.21%
Bladensburg914296084665.10%
Mount Rainier808084553754.64%
Riverdale Park696973043354.81%
Cheverly617064692994.85%
Glenarden586961783095.26%
District Heights572760172905.06%
Seat Pleasant453947692305.07%
Capitol Heights431445452315.35%
Berwyn Heights312332751524.87%
Brentwood304631831374.50%
University Park254826591114.36%
Forest Heights245625771214.93%
Morningside19582046884.49%
Landover Hills17261808824.75%
Fairmount Heights14941567734.89%
Edmonston14451516714.91%
Colmar Manor14041464604.27%
Cottage City13051368634.83%
Upper Marlboro632669375.85%
North Brentwood517540234.45%
Eagle Harbor636523.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990