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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