Greenbelt, Maryland Population 2020

23,314
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Greenbelt is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 23,314, it is the 11th largest city in Maryland and the 1641st largest city in the United States. Greenbelt is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,068 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Greenbelt has a population density of 3,740 people per square mile.

The average household income in Greenbelt is $86,830 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,589 per month, and the median house value is $212,800. The median age in Greenbelt is 33.8 years, 31.3 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Greenbelt Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 48.16%
  • White: 31.57%
  • Other race: 9.27%
  • Asian: 7.90%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Greenbelt, Maryland is 23,314, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 23,280.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,068.

Greenbelt, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,17448.16%
White7,32631.57%
Some Other Race2,1529.27%
Asian1,8347.90%
Two or More Races6212.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.41%
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Greenbelt Population Pyramid 2020

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Greenbelt Median Age

33.8


Total

31.3


Male

36.8


Female

Greenbelt Adults

There are 17,273 adults, (2,055 of whom are seniors) in Greenbelt.

Greenbelt Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenbelt Sex Ratio

Female

11,925

51.39%

Male

11,278

48.61%

Greenbelt Households and Families

Greenbelt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenbelt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.2%45.8%
Non Family49.6%50.4%
Male48.6%51.4%
All48.3%51.7%
Female35.5%64.5%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1252.5448.3
Non Family3,8661.2449.6
Married2,8833.654.2
Female1,7283.3635.5
Male6483.4148.6

3.32

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Greenbelt Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0116.51%
9th to 12th Grade5903.80%
High School Graduate2,54016.35%
Some College2,99819.30%
Associates Degree9265.96%
Bachelors Degree3,80624.50%
Graduate Degree3,66623.60%
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Greenbelt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,9126,4643,004
White4,7984,5742,990
Hispanic2,1211,218407
Asian1,4841,416938
Other Race971574107
Multiple Races34631676
Native American969696

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,293$50,560$42,404
Less Than High School$27,160$27,538$21,583
High School Grad$31,472$36,691$26,658
Some College$41,997$51,714$36,522
Bachelors Degree$55,933$53,319$61,811
Graduate Degree$70,387$95,966$65,017

$47,293

Average Earnings

$50,560

Average Male

$42,404

Average Female

Greenbelt Language

Greenbelt Language by Age

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Greenbelt Language

68.07% of Greenbelt residents speak only English, while 31.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.76% of the population.

Greenbelt Poverty

Greenbelt Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,1321,0579.50%
White5,8934878.26%
Hispanic3,90247912.28%
Other2,12939118.37%
Multiple62111518.52%
Asian1,834703.82%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.69%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenbelt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenbelt is Multiple, with 18.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenbelt is Asian, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.92%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.93%
High School11.02%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.86%
Female Unemployed17.67%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed1.83%

Greenbelt Income

Greenbelt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,337$86,830
Families$83,516$95,221
Married Families$100,511-
Non Families$60,714$69,622
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Greenbelt Marital Status

Greenbelt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenbelt Married by Age and Sex

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Greenbelt 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 45-54.

Greenbelt Marital Status by Race

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Greenbelt Veterans

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805

Number of Veterans

719

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War368
First Gulf War240
Vietnam188
Korea34
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34253
35 to 54222
65 to 74139
55 to 64134
75+57
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4345.34%
White3616.10%
Hispanic241.01%
Asian100.65%

Greenbelt Veterans by Education

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5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenbelt Employment Status

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78%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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25.20%

Born in Maryland

70.44%

Native Born

29.56%

Foreign Born

17.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

70.44% of Greenbelt residents were born in the United States, with 25.20% having been born in Maryland. 17.07% 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
202023,314170.07%
201923,297170.07%
201823,280110.05%
201723,269170.07%
201623,252520.22%
201523,2001660.72%
201423,0342351.03%
201322,7991890.84%
201222,6102040.91%
201122,4061900.86%
201022,2167600.35%
200021,4563600.17%
199021,0963,7641.98%
198017,332-867-0.49%
197018,19910,7209.30%
19607,4794050.56%
19507,0744,2439.59%
19402,8310.00%