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Population in 2012: 31,208 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.6%
Males: 16,435  (52.7%)
Females: 14,773  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  21.3 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20737, 20742.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,373 (it was $50,168 in 2000)
College Park:

$57,373
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,162

College Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $259,492 (it was $141,900 in 2000)
College Park:

$259,492
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $388,488; Detached houses: $390,651; Townhouses or other attached units: $335,810; In 2-unit structures: $563,478; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $344,348; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,031; Mobile homes: $358,796

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,358.

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  • White alone - 17,302 (56.8%)
  • Black alone - 4,928 (16.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4,244 (13.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3,203 (10.5%)
  • Two or more races - 647 (2.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 53 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 68 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in College Park: 132.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (9.2%), German (9.1%), English (5.4%), Italian (4.9%), Polish (3.8%), Subsaharan African (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 5.43 square miles.

Population density: 5,743 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in College Park:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in College Park city:

  • Never married: 75.1%
  • Now married: 18.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

5,943 residents are foreign born (5.0% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This city:  19.5%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in College Park, Maryland as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in College Park to the number of sex offenders is 2,229 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,816 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,740 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Silver Spring, MD (4.9 miles , pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (7.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Berwyn Heights, MD (0.9 miles ), University Park, MD (1.4 miles ), Adelphi, MD (1.5 miles ), Greenbelt, MD (1.5 miles ), Riverdale Park, MD (1.5 miles ), Beltsville, MD (1.7 miles ), East Riverdale, MD (1.7 miles ), Hillandale, MD (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,984 (+52.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,105 (38.7%)

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College Park, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +890 (+3.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Average climate in College Park, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

College Park-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the College Park city 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 33.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

College Park-area historical earthquake activity is above Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from College Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jack Stamp - Composer, Jason Wolfe - Ice hockey goaltender, Mary Downing Hahn - Author, Davis Nwankwo - College basketball player (Vanderbilt Commodores), Michael Ricketts (musician) - Guitarist, Thaddeus Davis - College football player (Bucknell Bison).


Hospitals/medical centers near College Park:

  • GREENBELT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GREENBELT, MD)
  • CRESCENT CITIES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RIVERDALE, MD)
  • RAI - BALTIMORE-BELTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BELTSVILLE, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in College Park, MD

Airports located in College Park:

Amtrak stations near College Park:

  • 5 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.
  • 9 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.
  • 14 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.college-park.md.us

College/University in College Park:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (Full-time enrollment: 31,679; Public; Website: www.umd.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near College Park:

  • University of Maryland-University College (about 2 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,678)
  • Catholic University of America (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,608)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Strayer University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 8,195)
  • Bowie State University (about 9 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,111)
  • George Washington University (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 16,261)

Public elementary/middle schools in College Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in College Park:

  • AL-HUDA SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 5301 EDGEWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 9)
  • HOLY REDEEMER SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 4902 BERWYN RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FRIENDS COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 5901 WESTCHESTER PARK DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BERWYN BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 4720 CHEROKEE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in College Park: College Park-U of MD Metro Station (A), Greenbelt Metro Station (B), J H Kehoe Track & Ludwig Field (C), Leonardtown Housing (D), Bryd Stadium Complex (E), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Department Company 812 College Park Volunteer Fire Department (F), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Department Company 811 Branchville Volunteer Fire Department (G), Berwyn Heights Police Department (H), College Park Fire Station Company 12 (I), College Park City Hall (J), Branchville Fire Station Company 11 (K), Maryland State Barrack Q Police Station (L), College Park Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (M), Maryland Fire / Rescue Institute Headquarters (N), Center for Young Children (O), Cecil Hall (P), Cattle Burn (Q), Caroll Hall (R), Caroline Hall (S), Campus Recreation Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: College Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in College Park include: Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (A), Memorial Chapel (B), College Park United Methodist Church (C), Berwyn Baptist Church (D), College Park Church of God (E), College Park Wesleyan Church (F), Embry African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Holy Redeemer Metropolitan Community Church (H), Saintt Andrews Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Paint Branch (A), Indian Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in College Park include: Indian Creek Park (1), Hollywood Recreation Center (2), Calvert Park (3), Byrd Stadium (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: National Museum of Language Inc (7100 Baltimore Avenue), Amf College Park Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9021 Baltimore Avenue), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 10412 Campus Way South).

Hotels: Sims Edgar Jr (9113 Baltimore Avenue), Econo Lodge College Park (9624 Baltimore Avenue), Hampton Inn College Park (9670 Baltimore Avenue), Best Western College Park Inn (8601 Baltimore Avenue), Super 8 Collge Prk Wash DC Ar (9150 Baltimore Avenue), Howard Johnson (9113 Baltimore Avenue), Holiday Inn (10000 Baltimore Avenue), Quality Inn & Suites (7200 Baltimore Boulevard), College Park Motel (8419 Baltimore Avenue).

 
Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.317. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.317
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.95
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00247
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in College Park and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN MEADOWS COMPACT HOMES (Address: 7309 BALTIMORE AVE - SUITE 115 , Population served: 117, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1998 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-31-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2000), Fed FAO issued (JUN-06-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.3%
(37.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 6.8% for other race residents, 42.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in College Park, MD

People in group quarters in College Park in 2010:

  • 11,516 people in college/university student housing
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in College Park in 2000:

  • 8,641 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

College Park compared to Maryland state average:

College Park, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Byrd Stadium. Capacity: 51,500. Maryland Terrapins.
  • Comcast Center. University of Maryland.

Banks with branches in College Park (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: College Park/Baltimore Branch, Stamp Student Union Branch, College Park Marketplace. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: College Park Branch at 4511 Knox Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • WashingtonFirst Bank: Greenbelt Branch at 6329 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 1997/03/17. Info updated 2008/05/30: Bank assets: $559.4 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Reston, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Washingtonfirst Bankshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Branchville Branch at 5600 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 1964/04/30. 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.
  • Old Line Bank: College Park Office Branch at 9658 Baltimore Avenue Suite 101, branch established on 2008/03/04. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $691.2 mil, headquarters in Bowie, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Old Line Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: College Park Branch at 7370 Baltimore Avenue, branch established on 1946/11/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: College Park Branch at 10270 Baltimore Avenue, branch established on 1989/09/21. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in College Park, Maryland:

  • College Motor Inn, 5043 Branchville Rd, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 441-3707
  • Econo Lodge, 9624 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 474-0003
  • Comfort Inn & Suites College Park, 9020 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 441-8110, Fax: (301) 474-7725
  • Super 8 Motel College Park, 9150 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 474-0894
  • Holiday Inn Washington Col PK, 10000 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 345-6700, Fax: (301) 441-4923
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 7200 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 864-5820, Fax: (301) 927-8634
  • Univ Of MD College, Univ Blvd At Adelphi Rd, College Park, MD 20742 , Phone: (301) 985-7000
  • Clarion Inn, 8601 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740 , Phone: (301) 474-2800, Fax: (301) 474-6113
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in College Park, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


College Park travel time to work - commute


College Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for College Park city (based on Prince George's County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.66%
Here30.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents32.1%10.4%9.5%8.4%5.3%
Congregations8.1%9.5%19.7%2.0%6.6%
NameMuslim EstimateChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%4.1%2.7%2.5%19.9%
Congregations1.6%3.2%5.4%3.2%40.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
Here:

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.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's 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%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.7%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$51,292$55,9552$2,849
Other Government Administration 16$70,177$52,63319$3,985
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 14$24,022
Police - Other 12$48,307$48,3070$0
Streets and Highways 4$18,637$55,9110$0
Welfare 4$16,800$50,4003$5,066
Health 4$18,841$56,5233$7,807
Solid Waste Management 30$100,779$40,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,347$32,0820$0
Natural Resources 3$9,339$37,3560$0
Other and Unallocable 13$53,475$49,3627$2,196
Totals for Government 99$392,994$47,63648$45,925

College Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $47,000 ($1.51)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $2,045,000 ($65.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,635,000 ($52.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,178,000 ($37.75)
    General - Other: $1,022,000 ($32.75)
    Financial Administration: $514,000 ($16.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $489,000 ($15.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $311,000 ($9.97)
    Electric Utilities: $258,000 ($8.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $178,000 ($5.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000 ($5.67)
    Health Services - Other: $153,000 ($4.90)
    General Public Buildings: $141,000 ($4.52)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($1.89)
    Parking Facilities: $43,000 ($1.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($1.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $757,000 ($24.26)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($3.49)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($0.83)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.06)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,687,000 ($182.23)

College Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $321,000 ($10.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($6.70)
    All Other: $18,000 ($0.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $185,000 ($5.93)
    All Other: $102,000 ($3.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,139,000 ($36.50)
    All Other: $490,000 ($15.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $971,000 ($31.11)
    Interest Earnings: $174,000 ($5.58)
    Rents: $118,000 ($3.78)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $665,000 ($21.31)
    All Other: $211,000 ($6.76)
  • Tax - Property: $3,402,000 ($109.01)
    NEC: $573,000 ($18.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $399,000 ($12.79)

College Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $571,000 ($18.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $539,000 ($17.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($1.03)

College Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $487,000 ($15.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,359,000 ($107.63)

7.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($569 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.22%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.75% ($34,965 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.36% ($37,929)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.40% ($45,884)


8.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($461 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.41% ($37,903 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.03% ($31,401)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.86% ($51,887)

Strongest AM radio stations in College Park:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in College Park:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • 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)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around College Park:

  • 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)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of College Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 41,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,053
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 56,748



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED55$226,83839$211,962189$211,4259$93,46434$198,114
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$215,1153$167,43021$212,8722$117,9352$191,630
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$220,5388$274,190110$232,9607$95,32116$204,366
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$208,63912$210,43256$246,3244$106,32812$214,764
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$154,6384$235,15821$231,5612$155,5004$249,545
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8068.00 , 8069.00, 8070.00, 8071.02, 8072.00, 8073.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$200,1151$396,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$248,3332$329,185
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$283,3002$264,005
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8068.00 , 8069.00, 8070.00, 8071.02, 8072.00, 8073.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in College Park, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15691.8 years
William13371.7 years
John12172.4 years
James11171.4 years
Charles9274.8 years
Robert7472.1 years
George7174.0 years
Joseph7073.7 years
Helen6377.3 years
Margaret5977.6 years
Most common last names in College Park, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5075.4 years
Brown2877.0 years
Davis2873.4 years
Jones2677.2 years
Thomas2574.5 years
Johnson2476.1 years
Miller2377.0 years
Williams2274.7 years
Wilson1972.2 years
Taylor1777.2 years
Businesses in College Park, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Holiday Inn1
AMF Bowling1Home Depot1
Applebee's1Howard Johnson1
Baskin-Robbins1IHOP1
Buffalo Wild Wings1IKEA1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Clarion1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Cricket Wireless1Staples1
Days Inn1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts1Super 81
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx9U-Haul1
GNC1UPS5
GameStop1Verizon Wireless1
Browse common businesses in College Park, MD


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Total of 212 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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