FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2021
Contact: Anika Jackson- 301-742-3627
Prince George’s County Planning Department Publishes Population, Housing and Economic Survey Outlining County’s Growth
UPPER MARLBORO, MD- The Prince George’s County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) released today a new report, Population, Housing, and Economic Survey of Prince George’s County, identifying a 5.3% growth in the County’s total population, a 4.4% increase in the County’s senior population, and 4.5% growth with individuals of Hispanic ethnicity based on historical data and trends from 2010-2019. In addition, the median household income increased more than 23% and the median value of owned homes in Prince George’s County rose from about $286,000 in 2010 to over $334,000 in 2019. Through raw data with accompanying tables, charts, and graphs, M-NCPPC outlines various topics including general demographics, population growth, housing and land occupancy, social data and indicators, and financial and economic trends.
“Much of the data from this comprehensive report on the population of Prince George’s County is derived from Census information,” said James Cannistra, Chief, Information Management Division. “The report focuses on data and trends from the last decade and provides an established format as new 2020 Census data and information becomes available. The next major update to the publication is projected for 2022 after the complete 2020 Census data is published and made available for analysis.”
The Population, Housing, and Economic Survey of Prince George’s County documents and provides:
- current demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the County.
- trends in the same characteristics over time and provides a baseline for measurement of future changes.
- a resource for M-NCPPC staff, County personnel, residents, and business community to better inform planning and economic development decisions.
- information and a template for market studies and small area studies.
The public may access and download a digital file of the Population, Housing, and Economic Survey of Prince George’s County publication free of charge via the Planning Department’s website: https://www.mncppc.org/DocumentCenter/View/18114/Population-Housing-and-Economic-Survey-of-Prince-Georges-County-for-Web
About the Prince George’s County Planning Department
The Prince George’s County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is responsible for preserving, protecting, and managing the county’s resources through high-quality planning services and growth management guidance. Visit our website, www.pgplanning.org to learn how you can become engaged in shaping the future of your community.