Bladensburg, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 9,450 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.4%
 
Males: 4,536  (48.0%)
Females: 4,914  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20710, 20781, 20784.

Bladensburg Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,409 (it was $34,966 in 2000)
Bladensburg:

$51,409
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,231 (it was $17,046 in 2000)

Bladensburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,469 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Bladensburg:

$240,469
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,927; detached houses: $218,617; townhouses or other attached units: $151,712; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,395

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,249.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bladensburg: 166.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.1%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Bladensburg, MD (2010)
    • 5,88564.3%Black alone
    • 2,46326.9%Hispanic
    • 4605.0%White alone
    • 1842.0%Asian alone
    • 1171.3%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bladensburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Bladensburg, Maryland as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bladensburg is 3,205 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bladensburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(25.1)
3
(37.8)
1
(12.7)
2
(26.1)
1
(13.2)
1
(12.9)
2
(21.7)
2
(21.5)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.3)
4
(41.1)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(37.6)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.5)
1
(13.0)
2
(26.5)
2
(25.9)
6
(65.0)
3
(32.2)
2
(21.3)
4
(42.1)
2
(20.6)
11
(113.0)
3
(31.0)
4
(42.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
112
(1,404)
60
(755.7)
60
(764.4)
64
(833.7)
48
(635.2)
44
(569.1)
40
(433.1)
47
(504.2)
43
(458.4)
35
(368.5)
27
(278.8)
33
(339.0)
30
(309.8)
13
(136.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
62
(776.9)
45
(566.8)
43
(547.8)
35
(455.9)
38
(502.8)
46
(594.9)
51
(552.2)
41
(439.8)
49
(522.3)
45
(473.8)
51
(526.5)
49
(503.3)
42
(433.7)
39
(409.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
130
(1,629)
96
(1,209)
99
(1,261)
106
(1,381)
101
(1,337)
123
(1,591)
100
(1,083)
106
(1,137)
106
(1,130)
57
(600.1)
51
(526.5)
48
(493.1)
38
(392.4)
46
(483.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
385
(4,825)
312
(3,929)
314
(4,001)
312
(4,064)
262
(3,467)
271
(3,505)
234
(2,534)
266
(2,853)
230
(2,452)
222
(2,337)
220
(2,271)
203
(2,085)
211
(2,179)
233
(2,448)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
275
(3,446)
198
(2,494)
179
(2,281)
166
(2,162)
123
(1,628)
127
(1,643)
110
(1,191)
97
(1,041)
71
(756.8)
82
(863.3)
62
(640.1)
47
(482.8)
66
(681.6)
51
(535.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1239.3877.1815.5836.0701.2719.2608.1584.9518.1464.6405.0531.5394.3331.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bladensburg, MD

Crime rate in Bladensburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Maryland average:

2.68
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Bladensburg, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: African (2.7%), Haitian (2.5%), Nigerian (1.9%), Jamaican (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 9,580 people per square mile   (high).

Bladensburg, Maryland map

2,952 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America, 4.3% Africa).

This town:

30.5%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,099 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,619 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (4.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (120.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Edmonston, MD (0.8 miles ),
Colmar Manor, MD (1.0 miles ),
Cottage City, MD (1.1 miles ),
North Brentwood, MD (1.1 miles ),
Highland, MD (1.1 miles ),
East Riverdale, MD (1.2 miles ),
Brentwood, MD (1.2 miles ),
Cheverly, MD (1.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,070 (-21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 188 (4.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Bladensburg, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bladensburg, MD in 2017

Property values in Bladensburg, MD

Bladensburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Bladensburg, MD
Historical housing units in Bladensburg, MD
Most common industries in Bladensburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Bladensburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)

Average climate in Bladensburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bladensburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.322. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.322
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.737. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.737
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bladensburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Bladensburg town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bladensburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from Bladensburg center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.1 miles away from Bladensburg center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bladensburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bladensburg:

  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • GLADYS SPELLMAN SPEC. HOSP. (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; COTTAGE CITY, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • CRESCENT CITIES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; RIVERDALE, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near Bladensburg:

  • 4 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bladensburg:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 4 miles; College Park, MD; Full-time enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Catholic University of America (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 7 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • George Washington University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)

Public high schools in Bladensburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bladensburg:

See full list of schools located in Bladensburg

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bladensburg: Peace Cross (A), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Department Company 809 Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department (B), Bladensburg Police Department (C), Bladensburg Branch Library (D), Bladensburg Town Hall (E), Bladensburg Police Station (F), Bladensburg Fire Station Company 9 (G), Bladensburg Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bladensburg Shopping Center (1), Bladen Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bladensburg include: Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Decatur Heights Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cammock Bus Repairs (Tours & Charters; 4800 Webster Street).

Birthplace of: William Wirt (Attorney General) - United Dtates Attorney General, Caleb Bailey - Soilder, John T. Flynn - Journalist, Micah Taul - Politician, Sean Brooks - College basketball player (Drexel Dragons), William Wirt - novelist.

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Bladensburg (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Bladensburg Branch at 4805 Annapolis Road, branch established on 1946/07/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bladensburg:

Marital status in Bladensburg, MD
  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bladensburg:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bladensburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bladensburg, MD (based on Prince George's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
This county:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Prince George's County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince George's County:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Bladensburg:

29.7
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bladensburg:

19.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bladensburg:

13.1%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Bladensburg:

53.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bladensburg:

83.2%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bladensburg, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$92,078$61,3850$0
Other Government Administration 8$22,873$34,3100$0
Other and Unallocable 7$28,747$49,2810$0
Police - Other 6$25,680$51,3600$0
Financial Administration 2$11,570$69,4200$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 41$180,948$52,9600$0

Bladensburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,768,000 ($187.09)
    General - Other: $847,000 ($89.63)
    Regular Highways: $582,000 ($61.59)
    Financial Administration: $325,000 ($34.39)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($31.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($20.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $173,000 ($18.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($2.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($2.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($4.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $126,000 ($13.33)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($10.05)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,205,000 ($233.33)

Bladensburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $73,000 ($7.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $55,000 ($5.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $380,000 ($40.21)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($11.64)
    Rents: $39,000 ($4.13)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000 ($33.33)
    Highways: $52,000 ($5.50)
  • Tax - Property: $3,889,000 ($411.53)
    Public Utility License: $87,000 ($9.21)
    Other License: $62,000 ($6.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($1.06)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($0.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.11)

Bladensburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $998,000 ($105.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $874,000 ($92.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,000 ($13.12)

Bladensburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,040,000 ($533.33)

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
Businesses in Bladensburg, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Cricket Wireless2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bladensburg:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bladensburg:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bladensburg:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Bladensburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bladensburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.6mTotal length
  • $1,444,000Total costs
  • 135,866Total average daily traffic
  • 4,654Total average daily truck traffic
  • 113,551Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bladensburg, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • CAROL P WATSON, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Bethe-sda, Phone: (301) 214-9259
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Bethe-sda, Phone: (301) 214-9259
  • Valerie H Moore, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Bethe-sda, Phone: (301) 214-9259

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bladensburg, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WDC0969, 4213 Edmonston Rd (Lat: 38.941333 Lon: -76.932667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJK704, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11185.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2008, Expiration Date: 10/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DC-WSH5530A, 4213 Edmonston Rd (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLF635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2010, Expiration Date: 01/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • DC-WSH5495A, 6011 Emerson St. (Lat: 38.948806 Lon: -76.910806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26.2 m, Overall height: 29.2 m, Call Sign: WQLH290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Bladensburg Police, 4910 Tilden Rd (Lat: 38.942278 Lon: -76.932750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQMD936,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21945.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2010, Expiration Date: 07/12/2020, Certifier: Charles L Owens, Registrant: Teltronic, Inc., 7051 Muirkirk Meadows Drive, Suite E, Beltsville, MD 20705, Phone: (301) 575-3950, Fax: (301) 575-3949, Email:
  • 7WAS048A, 5999 Emerson Street (Lat: 38.947389 Lon: -76.912194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: WQQD400, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bladensburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$168,3093$145,42331$175,9041$5,0406$133,843
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$72,2900$06$189,0871$3,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$139,8932$114,16024$198,8352$25,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$127,6751$25,50014$179,4262$63,0451$25,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$200,2881$16,8100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8040.01 , 8040.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$121,885
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$114,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$115,723
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$187,173
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8040.01 , 8040.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bladensburg, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bladensburg, MD - Value

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 122 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bladensburg, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (21.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bladensburg, MD
    • 25246.9%Structure Fires
    • 11521.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 8816.4%Outside Fires
    • 8215.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bladensburg, MD
Most common first names in Bladensburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4872.2 years
Mary4781.2 years
James4164.3 years
John3971.3 years
Joseph2970.3 years
Robert2467.1 years
George2471.3 years
Charles2464.6 years
Helen2273.9 years
Margaret1979.3 years
Most common last names in Bladensburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1976.9 years
Davis1765.8 years
Johnson1667.7 years
Brown1671.9 years
Williams1368.7 years
Harris1269.8 years
Jones863.4 years
Thomas868.0 years
Wilson771.6 years
King772.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bladensburg, MD
  • 81.3%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bladensburg, MD
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Bladensburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
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  • #36 (20784) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #42 (20710) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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