Prince George's County


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Prince George's County, Maryland

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Dr
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 952-3600
Fax: (301) 952-4862
www.goprincegeorgescounty.com

In central MD, east of Washington, D.C.; organized May 20, 1695 from Charles and Calvert counties. Lost territory (Takoma Park city) to Montgomery County effective July 1, 1997. Name Origin: For Prince George of Denmark (1653-1708), husband of Queen Anne of England (1665-1714)

Area (sq mi):: 498.45 (land 485.43; water 13.01) Population per square mile: 1743.00
Population 2005: 846,123 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 9.90% Population 2000: 801,515 (White 24.30%; Black or African American 62.70%; Hispanic or Latino 7.10%; Asian 3.90%; Other 6.40%). Foreign born: 13.80%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $23,360; median household $55,256; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,865-$31,936
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 35.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bowie (53,840)
  • College Park (25,350)
  • Greenbelt (22,176)
  • Laurel (21,048)
  • Hyattsville (15,186)
  • New Carrollton (13,029)

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    The annual study by the Center and the National Association of Counties (NACo), selected Prince George's County Government as 2nd place among the top 10 counties nationally in the 2010 Digital Counties Survey for exemplary electronic services to their public in the category of counties with 500,000 or more in population.
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