Prince George's County, Maryland Population 2020

Prince George's County, Maryland's estimated population is 908,801 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince George's County, Maryland is the 2nd largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018909,3085070.06%
2017908,8018620.09%
2016907,9392,2020.24%
2015905,7376,5140.72%
2014899,2239,1061.02%
2013890,1178,2470.94%
2012881,8708,1910.94%
2011873,6797,9320.92%
2010865,747136,47918.71%
1990729,26864,1979.65%
1980665,0714,5040.68%
1970660,567303,17284.83%
1960357,395163,21384.05%
1950194,182104,692116.99%
194089,49029,39548.91%
193060,09516,74838.64%
192043,3477,20019.92%
191036,1476,24920.90%
190029,8983,81814.64%
189026,080-371-1.40%
188026,4515,31325.13%
187021,138-2,189-9.38%
186023,3271,7788.25%
185021,5492,01010.29%
184019,539-935-4.57%
183020,4742581.28%
182020,216-373-1.81%
181020,589-596-2.81%
180021,185-159-0.74%
179021,3440.00%

Prince George's County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American570,49462.95%
White162,67317.95%
Some Other Race105,27511.62%
Asian37,7264.16%
Two or More Races26,4912.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,1660.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3770.04%

Prince George's County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Prince George's County, Maryland Median Age

36.8


Total

35.1


Male

38.6


Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Adults

There are 702,592 adults, (111,152 of whom are seniors) in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Prince George's County, Maryland Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince George's County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

469,756

51.84%

Male

436,446

48.16%

Prince George's County, Maryland Households and Families

Prince George's County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prince George's County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All62%38%
Female52.9%47.1%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male46.2%53.8%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All308,8492.8762
Married123,9903.6977.2
Non Family105,6211.3152.4
Female59,0723.6152.9
Male20,1663.8746.2

3.53

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prince George's County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42,4166.94%
9th to 12th Grade39,8726.52%
High School Graduate156,76925.65%
Some College135,37622.15%
Associates Degree37,0396.06%
Bachelors Degree113,64218.60%
Graduate Degree85,97814.07%

Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black395,530368,026128,966
Hispanic90,40243,6819,680
White88,57583,37841,928
Other Race58,87225,3344,464
Asian26,86324,36215,109
Multiple Races13,49511,9354,544
Native American2,2341,500431
Islander254230110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.24%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,159$47,370$46,922
Less Than High School$28,375$31,558$21,243
High School Grad$36,340$39,878$32,125
Some College$46,798$50,319$43,758
Bachelors Degree$61,726$62,915$60,690
Graduate Degree$81,717$85,803$79,235

$47,159

Average Earnings

$47,370

Average Male

$46,922

Average Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Language

Prince George's County, Maryland Language by Age

Prince George's County, Maryland Language

74.40% of Prince George's County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 25.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.32% of the population.

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black563,52244,4387.89%
Hispanic160,36620,65812.88%
Other103,70614,17413.67%
White109,1059,0818.32%
Asian35,5063,0798.67%
Multiple25,8212,3058.93%
Native3,1072989.59%
Islander3333811.41%

8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

9.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland is Other, with 13.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland is Black, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.31%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.18%
High School8.54%
Some College5.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Prince George's County, Maryland Income

Prince George's County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,969$99,499
Families$94,697$111,889
Married Families$116,725$133,282
Non Families$58,299$68,997

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Prince George's County, Maryland 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 35-44.

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans

55,843

Number of Veterans

46,845

Male Veterans

8,998

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17,043
First Gulf War15,876
Second Gulf War14,200
Korea3,188
World War II1,128
Name Veterans % of Total
Black39,7618.87%
White12,8859.81%
Hispanic2,1242.00%
2 or More1,4348.62%
Asian9643.04%
Other5710.82%
Indian1455.52%
Hawaiian8325.78%

$Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Education

3.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment Status

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

24.83%

Born in Maryland

77.55%

Native Born

22.45%

Foreign Born

12.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.55% of Prince George's County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 24.83% having been born in Maryland. 12.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990