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Prince George's County Data  

By Maryland Newsline staff
Tuesday, April 10, 2001

 

POPULATION DATA PRINCE GEORGE'S CO. MARYLAND
Population 1990 2000 1990 2000
729,268 801,515 4,781,468 5,296,486
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 10.9% 10.8%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 27.0% 64.0%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 62.7% 27.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.3% 0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 3.9% 4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) 0.1% Z
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 3.4% 1.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.6% 2.0%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 26.8% 25.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 7.1% 4.3%
High school graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 381,471 2,448,733
College graduates, persons 25 years and over, 1990 116,728 826,164
Homeownership rate, 1990 58.9% 65.0%
Single family homes, number 1990 166,229 1,331,699
Households, 1990 257,689 1,749,342
Persons per household, 1990 2.77 2.67
Family households, 1990 183,800 1,256,327
Median household money income, 1997 model-based estimate $47,882 $45,289
Persons below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate 9.3% 9.5%
Children below poverty, percent, 1997 model-based estimate 15.1% 14.9%
BUSINESS DATA PRINCE GEORGE'S CO. MARYLAND
Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 1998 13,956 126,577
Private nonfarm employment, 1998 243,126 1,938,727
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 1990-1998 -2.9% 7.1%
Nonemployer establishments, 1997 38,549 298,912
Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1,000) 2,008,136 36,505,948
Retail sales, 1997 ($1,000) 6,390,538 46,428,206
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $8,301 $9,116
Minority-owned firms, 1992 18,287 55,587
Women-owned firms, 1992 16,604 121,777
Housing units authorized by building permits, 1999 2,615 29,757
Federal funds and grants, 1999 ($1,000) 6,874,608 41,990,244
Local government employment - full-time equivalent, 1997 24,971 171,635
Persons per square mile, 2000 1,652.6 541.9
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

 

SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, 1997 Census of Governments

Copyright 2001 University of Maryland College of Journalism.


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