Suitland, Maryland Population 2021

24,522
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Suitland is a city located in Maryland. Suitland has a 2020 population of 24,522. Suitland is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -5.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,825 in 2010. Suitland reached it's highest population of 25,825 in 2010.

The average household income in Suitland is $74,800 with a poverty rate of 7.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,397 per month, and the median house value is $225,400. The median age in Suitland is 33.6 years, 31.6 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Suitland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.61%
  • Other race: 6.01%
  • White: 3.12%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Suitland, Maryland is 24,522 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,444.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,825.

Suitland, Maryland Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American21,73088.61%
Some Other Race1,4736.01%
White7663.12%
Two or More Races2491.02%
Asian2410.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.26%
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Suitland Population by Race

Suitland Population Pyramid $2021

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Suitland Median Age

33.6


Total

31.6


Male

35.3


Female

Suitland Adults

There are 18,609 adults, (2,497 of whom are seniors) in Suitland.

Suitland Age Dependency

52.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Suitland Sex Ratio

Female

13,125

53.52%

Male

11,397

46.48%

Suitland Population by Age

Suitland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Suitland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married44.6%55.4%
All37%63%
Non Family36%64%
Male32.7%67.3%
Female32.5%67.5%

37.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Suitland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6882.5337
Non Family3,9661.2236
Female2,5763.4232.5
Married2,4193.4744.6
Male7273.432.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Suitland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7434.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,1757.08%
High School Graduate6,24137.63%
Some College4,75428.66%
Associates Degree1,0626.40%
Bachelors Degree1,83011.03%
Graduate Degree7814.71%
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Suitland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Suitland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black14,71413,5242,381
Hispanic1,15550049
Other Race85033119
White340293109
Asian23321163
2+ Races1591362
Native American6312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.06%.

Suitland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,256$43,052$41,725
Less Than 9th Grade$23,678$23,067$30,690
High School Graduate$37,589$38,978$34,757
Some College$48,449$52,939$42,276
Bachelors Degree$51,418$51,346$51,474
Graduate Degree$66,058$87,888$61,094

$42,256

Average Earnings

$43,052

Average Male

$41,725

Average Female

Suitland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Suitland Language by Age

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Suitland Language

89.50% of Suitland residents speak only English, while 10.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

Suitland Language

Suitland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black21,7031,7127.89%
Multiple2497028.11%
Hispanic1,854201.08%
White430112.56%
Other1,37260.44%

7.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

8.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Suitland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Suitland is Multiple, with 28.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Suitland is Other, with 0.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.29%.

Suitland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.52%
High School8.14%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%

Suitland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.70%
Male Unemployed4.50%
Female Employed4.03%
Male Employed3.49%

Suitland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Suitland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,073$74,800
Families$65,073$82,149
Married Families$85,768-
Non Families$53,580$58,067
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Income by Household Type

Suitland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Suitland Married by Age and Sex

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Suitland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Suitland Marital Status by Race

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Suitland Marital Status

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1,286

Number of Veterans

1,136

Male Veterans

150

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam360
First Gulf War295
Second Gulf War248
Korea66
World War II18

Suitland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54397
55 to 64376
65 to 74213
75+208
18 to 3492

Suitland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,2037.27%
White558.55%
Hispanic151.15%
Other Race151.58%
2+ Races137.43%

Suitland Veterans by Race

Suitland Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Suitland Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Suitland Employment by Age

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Suitland Employment by Race

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Suitland Employment by Education

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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22.88%

Born in Suitland

91.06%

Native Born

8.94%

Foreign Born

6.29%

Non Citizen

2.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.06% of Suitland residents were born in the United States, with 22.88% having been born in Maryland. 6.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Suitland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,5220.00%
202024,5220.00%
201924,522780.32%
201824,444-483-1.94%
201724,9278333.46%
201624,0942701.13%
201523,824-356-1.47%
201424,180-24-0.10%
201324,204-856-3.42%
201225,060-629-2.45%
201125,689-136-0.53%
201025,8250.00%

Suitland Population by Year