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About Prince George’s County Maryland

Overview

Prince George’s County is the second largest county in the state of Maryland, with nearly 900,000 residents.  This represents approximately 15% of Maryland’s total population of just over 5.8 million residents. Prince George's County is immediately north, east, and south of Washington, D.C.

According to the U.S. Census, the median income for a household in the county for 2011 was $73,447 compared to a U.S. household income of $50,100.

Demographics 

Population                                 871,233
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 (2011)

Prince George's County                                                                                   $73,447
Maryland $72,419
United States $50,100

 

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.