College Park, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 32,303 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.0%
Males: 17,339  (53.7%)
Females: 14,964  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

22.5 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20737, 20742.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,759 (it was $50,168 in 2000)
College Park:

$73,759
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,661 (it was $16,026 in 2000)

College Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $295,946 (it was $141,900 in 2000)
College Park:

$295,946
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $291,525; detached houses: $315,231; townhouses or other attached units: $237,538; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $486,540; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,839; mobile homes: $36,527; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $158,429

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,609.

March 2019 cost of living index in College Park: 166.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.3%
(31.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in College Park, MD (2017)
    • 15,49147.7%White alone
    • 5,88018.1%Black alone
    • 4,86615.0%Asian alone
    • 4,25213.1%Hispanic
    • 8602.6%Two or more races
    • 1010.3%Other race alone
    • 770.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in College Park, Maryland as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in College Park is 5,385 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: European (7.2%), German (4.7%), Irish (4.1%), Italian (2.9%), American (2.5%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 5.43 square miles.

Population density: 5,945 people per square mile   (average).

College Park, Maryland map

7,815 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America, 4.7% Asia).

This city:

24.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,976 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,094 (1.3%)

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: +19,085 (+58.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,327 (36.1%)

Distribution of median household income in College Park, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in College Park, MD in 2017

Property values in College Park, MD

College Park satellite photo by USGS

College Park tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in College Park, MD
Historical housing units in College Park, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +890 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in College Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (25.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in College Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.1%)

Average climate in College Park, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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College Park, 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 0.250. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.250
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.89
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.470. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.470
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
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 2.7 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 7.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.95
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 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

College Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 12% 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 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 103.7 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 110.9 miles away from College Park 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 251.6 miles away from College Park 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 104.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from College Park 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 106.0 miles away from College Park 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).
College Park topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ARA - ADELPHI (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ADELPHI, MD)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER - ADELPHI (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ADELPHI, MD)
  • HILLHAVEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ADELPHI, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, 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.

College/University in College Park:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (Full-time enrollment: 32,734; 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: 25,040)
  • Catholic University of America (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Bowie State University (about 10 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 10 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

Public elementary/middle school in College Park:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in College Park that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN MEADOWS COMPACT HOMES (Address: 7309 BALTIMORE AVE - SUITE 115 , Population served: 117, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in College Park:

Marital status in College Park, MD
  • Never married: 72.1%
  • Now married: 21.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in College Park:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.3%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Maryland average:

12.5

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

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Neighborhoods in College Park:

(College Park, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for College Park, 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
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
This county:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.5%
Maryland:

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

30.7%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.7%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
College Park:

27.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
College Park:

25.8%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

59.1%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of College Park, 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
Solid Waste Management 25$101,585$48,7610$0
Other and Unallocable 16$73,239$54,9298$6,421
Other Government Administration 12$73,368$73,36814$4,323
Police - Other 11$50,240$54,8072$3,716
Financial Administration 10$58,895$70,6741$1,530
Streets and Highways 8$34,713$52,0700$0
Welfare 5$23,316$55,9585$7,002
Health 4$22,127$66,3819$14,264
Natural Resources 4$11,316$33,9480$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,497$32,9820$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 24$48,628
Totals for Government 97$454,296$56,20263$85,884

College Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000 ($0.68)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,107,000 ($96.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,644,000 ($81.85)
    Central Staff Services: $1,558,000 ($48.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,328,000 ($41.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,320,000 ($40.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,137,000 ($35.20)
    Police Protection: $1,029,000 ($31.85)
    General - Other: $688,000 ($21.30)
    General Public Buildings: $222,000 ($6.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000 ($6.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $157,000 ($4.86)
    Parking Facilities: $113,000 ($3.50)
    Health - Other: $85,000 ($2.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($1.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $302,000 ($9.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $40,000 ($1.24)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($0.68)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.62)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.12)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,988,000 ($247.28)

College Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $785,000 ($24.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $242,000 ($7.49)
    Other: $110,000 ($3.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($1.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($0.50)
    Highways: $11,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,505,000 ($46.59)
    Other: $110,000 ($3.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,087,000 ($64.61)
    Rents: $119,000 ($3.68)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($1.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($1.02)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $227,000 ($7.03)
    Highways: $167,000 ($5.17)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Tax - Property: $7,440,000 ($230.32)
    Other License: $972,000 ($30.09)
    Amusements Sales: $617,000 ($19.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $447,000 ($13.84)
    Public Utility License: $287,000 ($8.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($0.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($0.46)

College Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,925,000 ($276.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,375,000 ($259.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000 ($17.03)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,348,000 ($72.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,006,000 ($278.80)

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 College Park, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Honda1
AMF Bowling1Howard Johnson1
Applebee's1Hyundai1
Baskin-Robbins1IHOP1
Buffalo Wild Wings1IKEA1
CVS1McDonald's2
Chick-Fil-A1Nissan1
Chipotle1Panda Express1
Clarion1Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks2
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx9Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1

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
See more detailed statistics of College Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 58.3mTotal length
  • $6,952,000Total costs
  • 1,104,955Total average daily traffic
  • 64,419Total average daily truck traffic
  • 782,897Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in College Park, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for College Park, MD
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 in College Park, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in College Park, MD - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in College Park, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (26.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in College Park, MD
    • 10345.4%Structure Fires
    • 5926.0%Outside Fires
    • 4017.6%Other
    • 2511.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for College Park, MD

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

  • Econo Lodge, 9624 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 474-0003
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites College Park University Area, 9020 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 441-8110, Fax: (301) 474-7725
  • Super 8 Motel College Park, 9150 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 474-0894
  • Holiday Inn Washington Col PK, 10000 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 345-6700, Fax: (301) 441-4923
  • Hampton Inn, 9670 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 345-2200, Fax: (301) 345-7201
  • Best Western Plus College Park Hotel, 8419 Baltimore Ave, College Park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 220-0505, Fax: (301) 220-0355
  • The Hotel at UMCP, 7777 Baltimore Ave, College park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 277-7777, Fax: (301) 699-4201
  • CAMBRiA Hotels & Suites College Park, 8321 Baltimore Ave, College park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 595-2600, Fax: (866) 416-1454
  • Towneplace Suites by Marriott College Park, 9620 Baltimore Ave, College park, Maryland 20740 , Phone: (301) 220-9000, Fax: (301) 220-9001
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in College Park, Maryland
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in College Park, MD
  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in College Park, MD
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


College Park compared to Maryland state average:

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

College Park on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (20737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (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"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #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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