Greenbelt, Maryland Population 2024

23,842

Greenbelt is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Greenbelt has a 2024 population of 23,842. Greenbelt is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -4.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,866 in 2020.

The average household income in Greenbelt is $106,273 with a poverty rate of 14.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Greenbelt is 37.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Greenbelt Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 47.12%
  • White: 22.6%
  • Other race: 11.74%
  • Asian: 11.69%
  • Two or more races: 6.23%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,824.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.12% (-1,024)
The current population of Greenbelt, Maryland is 23,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,866.

Greenbelt, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American11,61347.12%
White5,57122.6%
Other race2,89311.74%
Asian2,88111.69%
Two or more races1,5356.23%
Native American1530.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greenbelt Population by Race

Greenbelt Population Pyramid 2024

Greenbelt Median Age

37.2

Total

33.9

Male

40.4

Female

Greenbelt Adults

There are 19,238 adults, (3,346 of whom are seniors) in Greenbelt.

Greenbelt Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenbelt Sex Ratio

Female13,18153.48%
Male11,46546.52%

Greenbelt Population by Age

Greenbelt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,2352.4151.348.7
Non Family4,4811.2757.442.6
Married3,1043.3758.241.8
Female2,0733.2136.263.8
Male5773.1721.578.5
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3.2

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenbelt 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

Greenbelt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenbelt 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 95.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.34%.

Greenbelt Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,640

Average Earnings

$51,784

Average Male

$50,966

Average Female

Greenbelt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenbelt Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greenbelt Language

67.22% of Greenbelt residents speak only English, while 32.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.63% of the population.

Greenbelt Language

Greenbelt Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black11,5822,13918.47%
White5,1144428.64%
Asian2,86735812.49%
Multiple1,53532321.04%
Hispanic3,6773128.49%
Other2,78028010.07%
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14.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.87%

Male Poverty Rate

16.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenbelt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenbelt is Multiple, with 21.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenbelt is Hispanic, with 8.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.71%.

Greenbelt Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
Some College17.88%
High School9.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
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Greenbelt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.26%
Male Unemployed9.11%
Female Employed7.53%
Male Employed5.81%
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Greenbelt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenbelt Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenbelt Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenbelt Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greenbelt 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 45-54.

Greenbelt Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenbelt Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

513

Number of Veterans

448

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

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Greenbelt Veterans by War

count

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Greenbelt Veterans by Age

count

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Greenbelt Veterans by Race

Greenbelt Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenbelt Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Greenbelt Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenbelt Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenbelt 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

29.51%

Born in Greenbelt

70.78%

Native Born

29.22%

Foreign Born

18.39%

Non Citizen

10.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.78% of Greenbelt residents were born in the United States, with 29.51% having been born in Maryland. 18.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Greenbelt Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,547-259-1.14%
202822,806-259-1.12%
202723,065-259-1.11%
202623,324-259-1.1%
202523,583-259-1.09%
202423,842-259-1.07%
202324,101-259-1.06%
202224,360-259-1.05%
202124,619-247-0.99%
202024,8661,5826.79%
201923,28420.01%
201823,28270.03%
201723,275400.17%
201623,235610.26%
201523,1741650.72%
201423,0092371.04%
201322,7721870.83%
201222,5852050.92%
201122,3801930.87%
201022,1877313.41%
200021,4563601.71%
199021,0963,76421.72%
198017,332-867-4.76%
197018,19910,720143.33%
19607,4794055.73%
19507,0744,243149.88%
19402,831
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Greenbelt Population by Year