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About Prince George’s County Maryland

Overview

Prince George's County has a stable, business friendly county government lead by County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. 

Prince George’s County is the second largest county in the state of Maryland, with nearly 900,000 residents, which make up 203,520 households.

The median household income for Prince George's County is $76,741 compared to a United States median household income of $56,516.  

We have 27 local municipalities and a workforce of more than 300,000 workers.  With maximum brain power, Prince George's County is proud to be home to seven Colleges and Universities, including the University of Maryland, Bowie State University and Prince George's Community College. 

 

Demographics 

Population                                 881,130
Median Age  34.8
Foreign-born population                                       170,335
Persons age 5+ who speak a language other than English at home                 19.8%
Number of persons per household    2.78

 

Median Household Income

Prince George's County                                                                                   $76,741
Maryland $75,847
United States $56,516

 

Educational Attainment (age 25 and older)

Graduate/professional                                                                                         12.2%
Bachelor's Degree  17.5%
Associate's Degree   6.2%
Some College 22.2%
High School 27.7%
< High School 14.2%

 

Prince George's County Households by One Race

  • 65.4% Black
  • 26.6% White
  • 1.0% Native American
  • 4.3% Asian
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
  • 2.5% Two or more races
  • 15.0% Hispanic or Latino

Colleges and Universities 

To learn more about Prince George's County, visit the Prince George's County Government official website. 

To learn more about doing business in the state of Maryland, visit Chose Maryland.