Chillum, Maryland Population 2024

35,908

Chillum is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Chillum has a 2024 population of 35,908. Chillum is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,230 in 2020.

The average household income in Chillum is $92,743 with a poverty rate of 11.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chillum is 35.3 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Chillum Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 43.2%
  • Other race: 41.35%
  • Two or more races: 6.89%
  • White: 6.36%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
10,566.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.9% (1,678)
The current population of Chillum, Maryland is 35,908 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,230.

Chillum, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,51343.2%
Other race14,84841.35%
Two or more races2,4736.89%
White2,2826.36%
Asian6551.82%
Native American1370.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

White

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chillum Population by Race

Chillum Population Pyramid 2024

Chillum Median Age

35.3

Total

34.9

Male

36.2

Female

Chillum Adults

There are 26,793 adults, (4,403 of whom are seniors) in Chillum.

Chillum Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chillum Sex Ratio

Female18,14650.53%
Male17,76249.47%

Chillum Population by Age

Chillum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,9903.2141.558.5
Married4,0134.155842
Non Family3,4741.327.372.7
Female2,3573.742.657.4
Male1,1464.7224.375.7
showing: 5 rows

3.77

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

41.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chillum Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chillum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chillum Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.33%.

Chillum Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,910

Average Earnings

$45,613

Average Male

$34,564

Average Female

Chillum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chillum Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chillum Language

36.46% of Chillum residents speak only English, while 63.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.22% of the population.

Chillum Language

Chillum Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,2082,38213.84%
Other14,5771,83312.57%
Black15,2361,3558.89%
Multiple2,46855022.29%
White1,27816312.75%
Asian64711918.39%
Native13043.08%
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11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.8%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chillum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chillum is Multiple, with 22.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chillum is Native, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.95%.

Chillum Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.81%
High School11.41%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater6.73%
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Chillum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.43%
Male Unemployed28.19%
Female Employed7.3%
Male Employed3.63%
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Chillum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chillum Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chillum Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chillum Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chillum Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chillum Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chillum Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

889

Number of Veterans

803

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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Chillum Veterans by War

count

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Chillum Veterans by Age

count

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Chillum Veterans by Race

Chillum Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chillum Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chillum Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chillum Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chillum 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

19.57%

Born in Chillum

52.9%

Native Born

47.1%

Foreign Born

31.83%

Non Citizen

15.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

52.9% of Chillum residents were born in the United States, with 19.57% having been born in Maryland. 31.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chillum Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202435,908
202335,908
202235,908-520-1.43%
202136,4282,1986.42%
202034,230-1,327-3.73%
201935,557-241-0.67%
201835,798-249-0.69%
201736,047-1,726-4.57%
201637,7736231.68%
201537,1504661.27%
201436,6845331.47%
201336,1511280.36%
201236,0238762.49%
201135,1471,6344.88%
201033,513
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Chillum Population by Year