Bladensburg, Maryland Population 2020

9,433

Bladensburg is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 9,433, it is the 25th largest city in Maryland and the 3210th largest city in the United States. Bladensburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,148 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Bladensburg has a population density of 9,527 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bladensburg is $57,535 with a poverty rate of 15.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,313 per month, and the median house value is $229,600. The median age in Bladensburg is 33.2 years, 34.6 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males.

Bladensburg Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.97%
  • White: 15.04%
  • Other race: 14.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bladensburg, Maryland is 9,433, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,421.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,148.

Bladensburg, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,38767.97%
White1,41315.04%
Some Other Race1,40714.97%
Two or More Races1171.25%
Asian730.78%

Bladensburg Population Pyramid 2020

Bladensburg Median Age

33.2


Total

34.6


Male

32.6


Female

Bladensburg Adults

There are 6,534 adults, (1,187 of whom are seniors) in Bladensburg.

Bladensburg Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bladensburg Sex Ratio

Female

5,220

55.55%

Male

4,177

44.45%

Bladensburg Households and Families

Bladensburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bladensburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male40.6%59.4%
Married40.4%59.6%
All23.4%76.6%
Female17.2%82.8%
Non Family14.8%85.2%

23.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5332.6623.4
Non Family1,6521.1614.8
Married9114.5940.4
Female7583.5417.2
Male2122.8640.6

3.78

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bladensburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade59310.04%
9th to 12th Grade5038.51%
High School Graduate2,23837.88%
Some College1,30222.04%
Associates Degree4687.92%
Bachelors Degree5128.67%
Graduate Degree2924.94%

Bladensburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,0923,697598
Hispanic1,43774363
Other Race73031328
White34734094
Asian606025
Multiple Races242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,103$33,456$32,903
Less Than High School$30,178$30,685$22,196
High School Grad$32,254$32,346$32,000
Some College$37,257$38,929$33,990
Bachelors Degree$45,775$46,927$42,266
Graduate Degree$57,643$58,333$44,630

$33,103

Average Earnings

$33,456

Average Male

$32,903

Average Female

Bladensburg Language

Bladensburg Language by Age

Bladensburg Language

73.24% of Bladensburg residents speak only English, while 26.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.19% of the population.

Bladensburg Poverty

Bladensburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,3611,05816.63%
Hispanic2,55428811.28%
Other1,40716111.44%
White3945112.94%
Asian733547.95%

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bladensburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bladensburg is Asian, with 47.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bladensburg is Hispanic, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.23%.

Name Poverty
High School19.48%
Some College12.77%
Less Than High School11.04%
Bachelors or Greater9.45%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.47%
Female Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed9.30%
Male Employed8.64%

Bladensburg Income

Bladensburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,257$57,535
Families$52,274$65,513
Married Families$72,813-
Non Families$33,304$43,757

Bladensburg Marital Status

Bladensburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bladensburg Married by Age and Sex

Bladensburg Marriage

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

Bladensburg Marital Status by Race

Bladensburg Veterans

289

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War88
Vietnam82
Second Gulf War68
Korea28
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54119
65 to 7458
55 to 6456
75+36
18 to 3420
Name Veterans % of Total
Black1924.25%
White736.74%
Hispanic392.41%
Other242.89%

$Bladensburg Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bladensburg Employment Status

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bladensburg Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

27.38%

Born in Maryland

73.75%

Native Born

26.25%

Foreign Born

17.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.75% of Bladensburg residents were born in the United States, with 27.38% having been born in Maryland. 17.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,43360.06%
20199,42760.06%
20189,42130.03%
20179,41860.06%
20169,412220.23%
20159,390650.70%
20149,325941.02%
20139,231740.81%
20129,157850.94%
20119,072760.84%
20108,9961,3351.62%
20007,661-403-0.51%
19908,0643730.47%
19807,6912030.27%
19707,4884,3859.21%
19603,1032040.68%
19502,8990.00%