Greenbelt, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 23,489 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
 
Males: 11,256  (47.9%)
Females: 12,233  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20770.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,114 (it was $46,328 in 2000)
Greenbelt:

$68,114
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,834 (it was $25,236 in 2000)

Greenbelt city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $193,543 (it was $92,800 in 2000)
Greenbelt:

$193,543
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $206,358; detached houses: $349,228; townhouses or other attached units: $200,760; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $288,303; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,142; mobile homes: $52,027

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,517.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenbelt: 163.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.6% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Greenbelt, MD (2017)
    • 11,78049.0%Black alone
    • 5,17421.5%White alone
    • 4,13417.2%Hispanic
    • 2,1118.8%Asian alone
    • 5322.2%Two or more races
    • 1040.4%Other race alone
    • 150.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Greenbelt, Maryland as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenbelt is 1,328 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Greenbelt by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.0)
2
(9.0)
2
(9.1)
2
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
4
(16.6)
3
(12.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(49.2)
6
(26.9)
10
(45.3)
10
(46.3)
8
(37.9)
11
(51.0)
7
(30.1)
6
(25.5)
5
(21.1)
10
(41.8)
6
(24.6)
6
(24.5)
9
(37.3)
14
(59.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
139
(622.1)
158
(708.4)
132
(597.6)
152
(704.3)
127
(602.3)
106
(491.1)
90
(386.5)
69
(293.5)
66
(278.7)
55
(230.0)
50
(205.0)
54
(220.3)
79
(327.8)
56
(236.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(398.3)
53
(237.6)
66
(298.8)
51
(236.3)
67
(317.7)
53
(245.5)
36
(154.6)
39
(165.9)
35
(147.8)
26
(108.7)
52
(213.2)
51
(208.1)
52
(215.8)
43
(181.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
126
(563.9)
102
(457.3)
130
(588.5)
122
(565.3)
212
(1,005)
221
(1,024)
254
(1,091)
247
(1,051)
192
(810.8)
130
(543.5)
138
(565.9)
88
(359.0)
98
(406.7)
87
(367.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
809
(3,620)
715
(3,206)
768
(3,477)
870
(4,031)
822
(3,898)
761
(3,526)
596
(2,559)
651
(2,770)
545
(2,302)
576
(2,408)
551
(2,260)
500
(2,040)
610
(2,531)
563
(2,379)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
296
(1,325)
257
(1,152)
272
(1,231)
270
(1,251)
165
(782.5)
133
(616.2)
115
(493.8)
137
(582.8)
107
(451.9)
84
(351.2)
65
(266.6)
72
(293.7)
67
(278.0)
72
(304.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
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)
2
(8.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)613.8551.9572.1615.0563.5517.7389.1381.1315.0295.0283.4265.7356.5325.3

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 Greenbelt, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Maryland average:

2.68
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Greenbelt, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: African (7.1%), Nigerian (5.8%), American (3.7%), Jamaican (2.2%), Sierra Leonean (1.8%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1937

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 5.98 square miles.

Population density: 3,926 people per square mile   (average).

Greenbelt, Maryland map

7,579 residents are foreign born (12.0% Latin America, 11.6% Africa, 9.9% Asia).

This city:

31.6%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,492 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,928 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Silver Spring, MD (7.0 miles , pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (9.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (115.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Berwyn Heights, MD (1.2 miles ),
College Park, MD (1.5 miles ),
Goddard, MD (1.5 miles ),
New Carrollton, MD (1.6 miles ),
Lanham, MD (1.6 miles ),
Beltsville, MD (1.7 miles ),
Lanham-Seabrook, MD (1.8 miles ),
Seabrook, MD (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 76.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,303 (+5.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,787 (12.9%)

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

Property values in Greenbelt, MD

Greenbelt satellite photo by USGS

Greenbelt tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Greenbelt, MD
Historical housing units in Greenbelt, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +817 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Greenbelt, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.4%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Public administration (12.4%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Greenbelt, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (11.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)

Average climate in Greenbelt, Maryland

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Greenbelt, 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 0.227. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.06. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.346
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
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 3.0 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 7.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.49
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 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Greenbelt-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 6.9 miles away from the Greenbelt 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 34.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenbelt-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 102.5 miles away from Greenbelt 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 112.2 miles away from the city 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 252.9 miles away from Greenbelt 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 103.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 288.3 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 107.4 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).
Greenbelt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Greenbelt:

  • GREENBELT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (7010 GREENBELT ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Greenbelt:

  • DOCTORS' COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; LANHAM, MD)
  • DR CTR 4 AMBULATORY SURGY(DR C (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LANHAM, MD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE DOCTORS COMM HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LANHAM, MD)
  • MAGNOLIA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LANHAM, MD)
  • RAI - BALTIMORE-BELTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BELTSVILLE, MD)
  • RENAL CARE OF LANHAM (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LANHAM, MD)
  • FMC - PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LANHAM, MD)

Amtrak stations near Greenbelt:

  • 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 16 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenbelt:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 3 miles; College Park, MD; Full-time enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Bowie State University (about 8 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)
  • Catholic University of America (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 9 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Howard University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 11 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)

Public high school in Greenbelt:

Public elementary/middle schools in Greenbelt:

See full list of schools located in Greenbelt

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Greenbelt: Capitol Office Park (A), Omni Commerce Center (B), Hanover Office Park (C), Golden Triangle Office Park (D), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Company 835 Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department (E), Greenbelt Police Department (F), Greenbelt Branch Branch Library (G), Maryland Trade Center (H), Greenbelt Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Beltway Plaza Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Greenbelt include: Greenbelt Baptist Church (A), Greenbelt Community Church (B), Saint Hugh Catholic Church (C), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (D), Mowatt Memorial Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Greenbelt Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Greenbelt include: Schrom Hills Recreation Center (1), Greenbelt Park (2), Greenbelt Lake Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Willyk's (7200 Hanover Drive), Marriott Greenbelt (6400 Ivy Ln), Courtyard by Marriott (6301 Golden Triangle Drive), Coakley & Williams Hotel Management Company (7501 Greenway Center Drive Suite 800), Hilton Garden Inn (7810 Walker Dr), Inn Greenbelt (6320 Golden Triangle Drive).

Courts: United States Government - Courts Us- District Court For The Dstrct Of Mrylnd Sthrn (6500 Cherrywood), United States Government - Courts Us- District Court For The District Of Maryland-Sou (6500 Cherrywood Lane), District Court - Clerk's Office Info (6500 Cherrywood Lane).

Birthplace of: Delonte Holland - Basketball player, Derrick Harvey - College football player, Brian Choper - Drummer, Gordon Klaiber - College basketball player (Fairleigh Dickinson Knights), Marshall Jackson - College basketball player (Army Black Knights).

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 city:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with most branches in Greenbelt (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Beltway Plaza Branch, Cipriano Square Branch, Hanover Parkway Branch. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Greenbelt Branch at 7515 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 1997/02/27; Greenbelt Plaza Mall Branch at 6226 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 1985/06/30. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Greenbelt @ Giant Branch at 6000 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 2009/03/18; Greenbelt Branch at 7300 Hanover Parkway, branch established on 1990/08/10. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • American Bank: Edmonston Lpo at 9001 Edmonston Road #100, branch established on 2007/07/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $420.1 mil, Deposits: $287.0 mil, headquarters in Rockville, MD, negative income in the last year, 6 total offices
  • The Columbia Bank: Greenbelt Branch at 7505 Greenway Center Drive, branch established on 1980/07/07. Info updated 2011/10/27: Bank assets: $1,999.5 mil, Deposits: $1,528.6 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Old Line Bank: Greenbelt Branch at 6301 Ivy Lane, branch established on 2007/05/29. 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.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Greenbelt Branch at 7599 Greenbelt Road, branch established on 1980/12/01. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Greenbelt Branch at 8951 Edmonston Road, branch established on 1887/01/01. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Greenbelt Road Branch at 7701 Greenbelt Road, Suite 110, branch established on 1988/11/07. 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 Greenbelt:

Marital status in Greenbelt, MD
  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Greenbelt:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Maryland average:

12.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenbelt, 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
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Prince George's County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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
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:
This county:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

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

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greenbelt:

48.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greenbelt:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Greenbelt:

56.3%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenbelt:

82.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenbelt, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 50$342,696$82,2470$0
Parks and Recreation 38$186,505$58,896115$59,414
Other Government Administration 19$95,573$60,3622$1,145
Other and Unallocable 17$75,638$53,3922$2,367
Police - Other 14$69,927$59,9370$0
Streets and Highways 14$61,754$52,9320$0
Financial Administration 10$58,559$70,2710$0
Solid Waste Management 8$31,627$47,4410$0
Health 6$35,743$71,4866$12,929
Welfare 3$15,653$62,6121$4,096
Transit 1$4,453$53,4362$906
Totals for Government 180$978,128$65,209128$80,857

Greenbelt government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,729,000 ($414.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,835,000 ($248.41)
    Regular Highways: $2,912,000 ($123.97)
    General - Other: $2,198,000 ($93.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,688,000 ($71.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,465,000 ($62.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,313,000 ($55.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $721,000 ($30.70)
    Health - Other: $254,000 ($10.81)
    Transit Utilities: $116,000 ($4.94)
    Parking Facilities: $116,000 ($4.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($3.79)
    General Public Buildings: $65,000 ($2.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($11.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $802,000 ($34.14)
    Police Protection: $260,000 ($11.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($6.17)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($5.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($3.75)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($3.41)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,008,000 ($809.23)

Greenbelt government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,427,000 ($60.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $653,000 ($27.80)
    Other: $405,000 ($17.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,259,000 ($53.60)
    Other: $169,000 ($7.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $417,000 ($17.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,111,000 ($47.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $619,000 ($26.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($8.13)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($0.64)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($0.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,081,000 ($46.02)
    Highways: $390,000 ($16.60)
  • Tax - Property: $15,558,000 ($662.35)
    Individual Income: $2,675,000 ($113.88)
    Other License: $1,289,000 ($54.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $975,000 ($41.51)
    Public Utility License: $412,000 ($17.54)
    Amusements Sales: $173,000 ($7.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($1.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($0.43)

Greenbelt government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,391,000 ($272.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,845,000 ($248.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $546,000 ($23.24)

Greenbelt government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,000 ($0.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,343,000 ($355.19)

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 Greenbelt, MD
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1LA Fitness1
Avenue1Marriott2
Bally Total Fitness1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike4
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Casual Male XL1Payless2
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless1Popeyes1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
DressBarn1Safeway1
Dressbarn1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks3
FedEx11Subway2
Foot Locker1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC2Target1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Giant1UPS11
H&R Block2Vons1
Hilton1Wendy's2
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenbelt:

  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WILC (900 AM; 2 kW; LAUREL, MD; Owner: ILC CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenbelt:

  • 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.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenbelt:

  • 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)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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 Greenbelt fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 354ft / 108mTotal length
  • $5,539,000Total costs
  • 3,108,550Total average daily traffic
  • 161,428Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,832,198Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greenbelt, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greenbelt, MD
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED60$220,52446$183,351247$194,95710$164,9110$09$174,909
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$151,05025$208,3912$9,3051$65,449,3501$171,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$245,18111$174,559125$224,32214$66,6510$07$152,259
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$219,7063$261,43079$220,6894$93,3300$06$151,105
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$150,2853$114,93323$220,7304$99,7630$02$156,350
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8067.03 , 8067.06, 8067.08, 8067.10, 8067.12

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$237,5084$159,315
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$312,5304$196,850
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$357,5002$270,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$150,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8067.06 , 8067.08, 8067.10, 8067.12

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

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 38 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Greenbelt, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greenbelt, MD
    • 7741.4%Structure Fires
    • 6333.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2614.0%Other
    • 2010.8%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenbelt, MD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenbelt, Maryland:

  • Crowne Plaza Greenbelt, 6400 Ivy Ln, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 , Phone: (301) 441-3700, Fax: (301) 474-9128
  • Holiday Inn Greenbelt, 7200 Hanover Dr, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 , Phone: (301) 982-7000, Fax: (301) 345-8271
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Greenbelt, 6320 Golden Triangle Dr, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 , Phone: (301) 982-1600, Fax: (301) 982-6494
  • Hilton Garden Inn Greenbelt/Washington DC, 7810 Walker Dr, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 , Phone: (301) 474-7400, Fax: (301) 474-7411
  • Crowne Plaza Chicago SW Burr Ridge, 6404 Ivy Lane Ste 800, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 , Phone: (888) 338-1019, Fax: (630) 601-7546
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenbelt, Maryland
Most common first names in Greenbelt, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8777.5 years
James7467.2 years
John7272.3 years
William6072.5 years
Robert5068.5 years
Joseph4574.7 years
Margaret4077.2 years
Charles4074.9 years
Dorothy3778.0 years
George3772.6 years
Most common last names in Greenbelt, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2572.2 years
Jones2475.2 years
Brown1876.6 years
Williams1873.4 years
Miller1575.0 years
Johnson1471.1 years
Davis1370.0 years
Moore1180.7 years
Thomas1169.7 years
Parker963.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenbelt, MD
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 26.4%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenbelt, MD
  • 49.4%Utility gas
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Greenbelt compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Greenbelt on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #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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