University Park, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 2,631 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 1,403  (53.4%)
Females: 1,228  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 20782.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $162,243 (it was $89,450 in 2000)
University Park:

$162,243
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $65,587 (it was $40,402 in 2000)

University Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $536,949 (it was $197,900 in 2000)
University Park:

$536,949
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $481,554; detached houses: $480,504

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,410.

March 2019 cost of living index in University Park: 169.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in University Park, MD (2019)
    • 1,67363.1%White alone
    • 34913.2%Hispanic
    • 30711.6%Black alone
    • 1525.7%Asian alone
    • 1064.0%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in University Park by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(83.1)
3
(126.1)
3
(129.5)
4
(175.6)
3
(128.8)
1
(38.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(298.8)
4
(149.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(41.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
2
(87.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(622.9)
14
(588.5)
10
(431.8)
17
(746.3)
30
(1,288)
6
(233.3)
10
(385.4)
20
(768.3)
10
(380.5)
6
(224.0)
10
(372.0)
17
(635.0)
5
(187.3)
2
(75.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(1,578)
33
(1,387)
47
(2,029)
53
(2,327)
71
(3,047)
56
(2,177)
34
(1,310)
49
(1,882)
37
(1,408)
18
(672.1)
30
(1,116)
15
(560.3)
12
(449.4)
20
(754.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(207.6)
8
(336.3)
5
(215.9)
4
(175.6)
2
(85.8)
5
(194.4)
3
(115.6)
7
(268.9)
1
(38.1)
2
(74.7)
2
(74.4)
1
(37.4)
2
(74.9)
9
(339.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index156.6161.4176.2229.6257.5130.688.6169.886.048.599.0159.589.562.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in University Park, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.02
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), German (6.4%), American (5.0%), English (4.4%), Russian (4.3%), European (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1936

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 5,309 people per square mile   (average).

University Park, Maryland map

486 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America, 4.1% Asia, 3.4% Europe).

This town:

18.3%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $7,288 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $7,014 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Silver Spring, MD (4.7 miles , pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (5.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (119.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Riverdale Park, MD (1.0 miles ),
Hyattsville, MD (1.0 miles ),
Edmonston, MD (1.2 miles ),
East Riverdale, MD (1.4 miles ),
Chillum, MD (1.4 miles ),
North Brentwood, MD (1.4 miles ),
College Park, MD (1.4 miles ),
Brentwood, MD (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 76.94 W

Distribution of median household income in University Park, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in University Park, MD in 2019

Property values in University Park, MD

University Park satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.0%
Maryland:

6.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in University Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.1%)
  • Public administration (15.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.2%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (19.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.4%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.1%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in University Park, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Computer specialists (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.2%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.0%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)

Average climate in University Park, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

University Park, Maryland average temperatures University Park, Maryland average precipitation University Park, Maryland humidity University Park, Maryland wind speed University Park, Maryland snowfall University Park, Maryland sunshine University Park, Maryland clear and cloudy days
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 0.285. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.651. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
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 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.50
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 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

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

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the University Park town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

University Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
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 105.6 miles away from University Park center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from University Park center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 109.0 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) earthquake occurred 252.2 miles away from University Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is near the US average (15).
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).
University Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near University Park:

  • CRESCENT CITIES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; RIVERDALE, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER - HYATTSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • TAKOMA PARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • ST THOMAS MORE MEDICAL COMPLEX (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near University 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.
  • 7 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: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to University Park:

  • University of Maryland-University College (about 2 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 2 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Catholic University of America (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • George Washington University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • In the list of universities close to University Park, you omitted the one that's both the closest and the biggest: University of Maryland - College Park, about a mile or two away, with an enrollment of 35,000 students. Many University Park residents work there.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: University Park Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in University Park: Riverdale Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in University Park:

Marital status in University Park, MD
  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in University Park:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 46.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Maryland average:

12.6

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - University Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for University 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
Here:

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.
State:

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

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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:
This county:

30.7%
Maryland:

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

16.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.2%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.6%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
University Park:

28.1
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
University Park:

20.6%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
University Park:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
University Park:

34.1%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
University Park:

57.4%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
University Park:

78.7%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of University Park, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 10$50,667$60,8000$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$50,805$76,2080$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,486$38,9161$1,128
Transit 0$0 2$4,289
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,771
Financial Administration 0$0 1$6,216
Totals for Government 20$107,958$64,7755$13,404

University Park government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $942,000 ($358.04)
    General - Other: $887,000 ($337.13)
    Police Protection: $712,000 ($270.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($41.05)
    Transit Utilities: $82,000 ($31.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($16.72)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($8.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($8.74)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($7.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($3.42)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($19.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $203,000 ($77.16)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($22.42)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,458,000 ($554.16)

University Park government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $4,000 ($1.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($3.80)
    Other: $6,000 ($2.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $100,000 ($38.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($5.32)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.42)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $151,000 ($57.39)
    Highways: $82,000 ($31.17)
  • Tax - Property: $2,224,000 ($845.31)
    Individual Income: $756,000 ($287.34)
    Other License: $59,000 ($22.42)
    Public Utility License: $58,000 ($22.04)

University Park government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,447,000 ($930.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,239,000 ($851.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000 ($79.44)

University Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,814,000 ($689.47)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in University 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)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in University Park:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, 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.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around University 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.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
University Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of University Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • 11,130Total average daily traffic
  • 1,113Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,540Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in University Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22115, N22115, N-22115, Serial Number: 15068069, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Cummins, 4217 Woodberry St, University Park, MD 20782
  • Aircraft: STATON ROCKER T III XENOS MOTORGLIDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32XS, N32XS, N-32XS, Serial Number: X0032, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Peter T Schwenn, 6514 41st Ave, University Park, MD 20782
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5537H, N5537H, N-5537H, Serial Number: 15284121, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Line, 4306 Clagett Rd, University Park, MD 20782

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED9$385,08115$328,31971$304,3742$320,8202$290,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$411,1707$311,8660$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$250,7601$81,13021$369,1111$27,6601$449,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$476,9302$285,17517$321,1110$01$169,020
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$303,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8064.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$215,7202$354,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$279,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
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: 8064.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in University Park, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in University Park, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in University Park, MD
  • 91.9%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in University Park, MD
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


University Park compared to Maryland state average:

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

University Park on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (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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