Lanham, Maryland Population 2020

10,301
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Lanham is a city located in Maryland. Lanham has a 2020 population of 10,301. Lanham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,157 in 2010. Lanham reached it's highest population of 10,967 in 2015.

The average household income in Lanham is $103,839 with a poverty rate of 9.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,467 per month, and the median house value is $288,700. The median age in Lanham is 35.9 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Lanham Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.76%
  • Other race: 20.82%
  • White: 12.64%
  • Asian: 4.34%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lanham, Maryland is 10,301, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,301.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,157.

Lanham, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American6,15659.76%
Some Other Race2,14520.82%
White1,30212.64%
Asian4474.34%
Two or More Races2512.44%
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Lanham Population Pyramid 2020

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Lanham Median Age

35.9


Total

34.6


Male

39.1


Female

Lanham Adults

There are 7,789 adults, (1,295 of whom are seniors) in Lanham.

Lanham Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lanham Sex Ratio

Female

5,104

49.55%

Male

5,197

50.45%

Lanham Households and Families

Lanham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lanham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Non Family80.5%19.5%
All80.4%19.6%
Female70.9%29.1%
Male58.4%41.6%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9443.4980.4
Married1,3934.2888.2
Non Family7291.3580.5
Female5774.0170.9
Male2454.1158.4

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Average Family Size

3.49

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lanham Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade75311.40%
9th to 12th Grade3755.67%
High School Graduate1,85928.13%
Some College1,35820.55%
Associates Degree3815.77%
Bachelors Degree1,19918.14%
Graduate Degree68310.34%
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Lanham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black4,1593,9541,462
Hispanic1,47667570
Other Race1,14049117
White621553149
Asian331287174
Multiple Races1218345

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.57%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,079$43,478$42,543
Less Than High School$30,271$41,758$20,610
High School Grad$39,375$40,760$35,725
Some College$40,662$41,534$36,667
Bachelors Degree$56,840$55,625$57,188
Graduate Degree$82,576$76,836$87,708

$43,079

Average Earnings

$43,478

Average Male

$42,543

Average Female

Lanham Language

Lanham Language by Age

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Lanham Language

59.29% of Lanham residents speak only English, while 40.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.35% of the population.

Lanham Poverty

Lanham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1354847.89%
Hispanic2,83347016.59%
Other2,14436617.07%
White725364.97%
Multiple2503313.20%
Asian44761.34%

9.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

10.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lanham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lanham is Other, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lanham is Asian, with 1.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.08%.

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Name Poverty
Some College11.39%
High School8.46%
Less Than High School5.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.67%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed9.79%
Female Employed6.57%
Female Unemployed6.37%
Male Employed3.79%

Lanham Income

Lanham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,801$103,839
Families$93,463$113,046
Married Families$101,801-
Non Families$60,518$66,338
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Lanham Marital Status

Lanham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lanham Married by Age and Sex

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Lanham 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.

Lanham Marital Status by Race

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Lanham Veterans

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548

Number of Veterans

484

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War94
Korea36
World War II16
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54159
75+130
65 to 74129
55 to 64108
18 to 3422
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4258.57%
White909.10%
Hispanic281.58%
Other171.27%
Asian123.25%
2 or More43.08%

Lanham Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lanham Employment Status

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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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29.34%

Born in Maryland

65.53%

Native Born

34.47%

Foreign Born

20.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

65.53% of Lanham residents were born in the United States, with 29.34% having been born in Maryland. 20.43% 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
202010,3010.00%
201910,3010.00%
201810,301-210-2.00%
201710,5112922.86%
201610,219-748-6.82%
201510,9678658.56%
201410,1021591.60%
20139,9433373.51%
20129,606910.96%
20119,515-642-6.32%
201010,1570.00%