Bladensburg, Maryland Population 2024

9,380

Bladensburg is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Bladensburg has a 2024 population of 9,380. Bladensburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.7% annually and its population has decreased by -2.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,642 in 2020.

The average household income in Bladensburg is $68,254 with a poverty rate of 7.58%. The median age in Bladensburg is 33.3 years: 33.3 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Bladensburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bladensburg was:

  • Black or African American: 65.47%
  • Other race: 25.15%
  • Two or more races: 4.82%
  • White: 4.04%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
9,474.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.72% (-262)
The current population of Bladensburg, Maryland is 9,380 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,642.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American6,26865.47%
Other race2,40825.15%
Two or more races4614.82%
White3874.04%
Asian500.52%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

White

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bladensburg Population by Race

Bladensburg Population Pyramid 2024

Bladensburg Median Age

33.3

Total

33.3

Male

33.2

Female

Bladensburg Adults

There are 6,461 adults, (1,243 of whom are seniors) in Bladensburg.

Bladensburg Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladensburg Sex Ratio

Female4,92851.47%
Male4,64648.53%

Bladensburg Population by Age

Bladensburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5402.71981
Non Family1,6501.1314.485.6
Married1,2124.3527.772.3
Female6023.5912.187.9
Male763.5931.668.4

3.85

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

19.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bladensburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2764.76%
Associates Degree3626.24%
Bachelors Degree63010.86%
Graduate Degree2203.79%
High School Graduate2,11836.5%
Less Than 9th Grade63110.87%
Some College1,56626.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bladensburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bladensburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black4,0393,789822
Hispanic1,5469630
Other Race1,2877690
2+ Races20817425
White112803
Asian4200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.35%.

Bladensburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,299$56,929$42,450
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,167$38,846$33,797
Less Than 9th Grade$44,083$50,214$0
Overall$44,392$44,704$43,364
Some College$46,386$44,620$46,997

$44,392

Average Earnings

$44,704

Average Male

$43,364

Average Female

Bladensburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bladensburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bladensburg Language

58.75% of Bladensburg residents speak only English, while 41.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.93% of the population.

Bladensburg Language

Bladensburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,2684747.56%
Other2,3792289.58%
Hispanic3,0192287.55%
Multiple434194.38%

7.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.27%

Male Poverty Rate

9.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladensburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladensburg is Other, with 9.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladensburg is Multiple, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.21%.

Bladensburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.07%
Some College11.57%
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.35%

Bladensburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed10.82%
Female Unemployed9.97%
Female Employed6.06%
Male Employed3.66%

Bladensburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bladensburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$71,500$85,644
Households$58,619$68,254
Married Families$88,070$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,217$42,931

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bladensburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladensburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bladensburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bladensburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bladensburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

220

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam76
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War14
World War II7
Korea0

Bladensburg Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+73
65 to 7458
35 to 5444
55 to 6429
18 to 3416

Bladensburg Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1423.24%
White4017.24%
Other Race382.54%
Hispanic382.05%

Bladensburg Veterans by Race

Bladensburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

38.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladensburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

14.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bladensburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bladensburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bladensburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

36.52%

Born in Bladensburg

65.71%

Native Born

34.29%

Foreign Born

22.31%

Non Citizen

11.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.71% of Bladensburg residents were born in the United States, with 36.52% having been born in Maryland. 22.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bladensburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,053-66-0.72%
20289,119-65-0.71%
20279,184-65-0.7%
20269,249-66-0.71%
20259,315-65-0.69%
20249,380-66-0.7%
20239,44600%
20229,446-100-1.05%
20219,546-96-1%
20209,6422112.24%
20199,431-2-0.02%
20189,43330.03%
20179,430120.13%
20169,418260.28%
20159,392650.7%
20149,327951.03%
20139,232740.81%
20129,158850.94%
20119,073780.87%
20108,99500%
20007,661-403-5%
19908,0643734.85%
19807,6912032.71%
19707,4884,385141.31%
19603,1032047.04%
19502,899-6,154-67.98%
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Bladensburg Population by Year