Prince George's County, Maryland Population 2021

Prince George's County, Maryland's estimated population is 908,743 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prince George's County, Maryland is the null largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 866,419 and has seen a growth of 4.88% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021908,743-292-0.03%
2020909,035-292-0.03%
2019909,327-292-0.03%
2018909,619-86-0.01%
2017909,7051,2040.13%
2016908,5012,3040.25%
2015906,1976,5110.72%
2014899,6869,0281.01%
2013890,6588,1680.93%
2012882,4908,1010.93%
2011874,3897,9700.92%
2010866,419137,15118.81%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.03%
Founded
April 23, 1696[4]
County Seat
2010 Population
866,419
Growth Since 2010
4.88%
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Prince George's County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American569,47862.67%
White150,78216.59%
Some Other Race120,30813.24%
Asian37,4534.12%
Two or More Races26,8912.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2830.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4750.05%
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Prince George's County, Maryland Population By Race

Prince George's County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2021

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Prince George's County, Maryland Median Age

37.1


Total

35.4


Male

38.8


Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Adults

There are 705,633 adults, (116,822 of whom are seniors) in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Prince George's County, Maryland Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prince George's County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Mujer

471,230

51.86%

Masculino

437,440

48.14%

Prince George's County, Maryland Population by Age

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

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Prince George's County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All62.1%37.9%
Mujer53.7%46.3%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Masculino46.7%53.3%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prince George's County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All311,3432.8662.1
Married124,9743.777.3
Non Family107,8821.351.8
Mujer58,9153.653.7
Masculino19,5723.8446.7

3.53

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Prince George's County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42,3396.87%
9th to 12th Grade39,3766.39%
High School Graduate159,13725.82%
Some College133,43321.65%
Associates Degree38,1336.19%
Bachelors Degree115,21418.70%
Graduate Degree88,64214.38%
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Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black398,612371,864133,218
Hispanic93,05146,65110,108
White87,11182,18241,885
Other Race66,39629,4114,694
Asian26,99623,90114,689
2+ Races14,15312,7954,849
Native American2,3811,590430
Islander31321997

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.41%.

Prince George's County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$48,720$49,159$48,197
Less Than 9th Grade$29,590$32,484$21,594
High School Graduate$37,037$40,456$32,634
Some College$47,455$51,444$43,805
Bachelors Degree$63,378$63,929$63,000
Graduate Degree$83,966$87,392$82,005

$48,720

Average Earnings

$49,159

Average Male

$48,197

Average Female

Prince George's County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prince George's County, Maryland Language by Age

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Prince George's County, Maryland Language

72.72% of Prince George's County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 27.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.69% of the population.

Prince George's County, Maryland Language

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black562,46941,8617.44%
Hispanic165,10619,37111.73%
Other118,47014,73912.44%
White107,2308,9598.35%
Asian35,2753,1238.85%
Multiple26,3162,1548.19%
Native3,23577724.02%
Islander4284310.05%

8.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.50%

Male Poverty Rate

9.39%

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 Native, with 24.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prince George's County, Maryland is Black, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.94%.

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.67%
High School8.35%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.81%
Male Unemployed15.43%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.27%

Prince George's County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prince George's County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,920$102,593
Families$98,084$116,137
Married Families$120,264$137,534
Non Families$59,774$70,307
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Income by Household Type

Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

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

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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

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Prince George's County, Maryland Marital Status

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54,745

Number of Veterans

45,972

Male Veterans

8,773

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16,257
First Gulf War15,850
Second Gulf War14,329
Korea2,978
World War II1,024

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5416,361
55 to 6413,273
65 to 7411,379
75+9,069
18 to 344,663

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black39,0528.68%
White12,2269.91%
Hispanic2,1651.99%
2+ Races1,4508.50%
Asian1,0433.29%
Other Race7090.91%
Islander13633.42%
Native American1294.66%

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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4.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Prince George's County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Prince George's County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Prince George's County, Maryland 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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24.89%

Born in Prince George's County, Maryland

77.30%

Native Born

22.70%

Foreign Born

12.96%

Non Citizen

9.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.30% of Prince George's County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 24.89% having been born in Maryland. 12.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Prince George's County, Maryland Place of Birth

  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

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