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Glenarden, Maryland

 

Glenarden, Maryland

Glenarden, Maryland
City
Motto: "A City On The Move"[1]

Location of Glenarden, Maryland
Coordinates:
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Area[2]
 • Total 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Land 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 6,000
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 6,126
 • Density 4,918.0/sq mi (1,898.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20706, 20774
Area code(s) 301
FIPS code 24-32500
GNIS feature ID 0597453
Website City of Glenarden, Maryland

Glenarden is a city in United States.[5] The population was 6,000 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Education 4
  • Bordering Areas 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

The city was developed in 1919 when W. R. Smith purchased a group of properties about 4 miles east Washington, D.C., and established a residential community.[1] The city was incorporated in 1939.[6]

Geography

Glenarden is located at (38.932061, -76.861648).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.22 square miles (3.16 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 6,000 people, 2,077 households, and 1,535 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,918.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,898.9/km2). There were 2,256 housing units at an average density of 1,849.2 per square mile (714.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 2.4% White, 92.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 2.9% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.0% of the population.

There were 2,077 households of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.4% were married couples living together, 37.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.36.

The median age in the city was 31.5 years. 31.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 21.8% were from 45 to 64; and 11.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.8% male and 56.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 6,318 people, 2,078 households, and 1,664 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,828.9 people per square mile (1,862.1/km²). There were 2,167 housing units at an average density of 1,656.3 per square mile (638.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 0.85% White, 95.77% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 2,078 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 36.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 79.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,583, and the median income for a family was $45,932. Males had a median income of $37,961 versus $32,953 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,578. About 15.9% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The city is a part of the DuVal High School

  • Charles H. Flowers High School
  • Bordering Areas

    References

    1. ^ a b "City of Glenarden, Maryland". City of Glenarden, Maryland. Retrieved August 25, 2012. 
    2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
    3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
    4. ^ "Population Estimates".  
    5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenarden, Maryland
    6. ^ "Glenarden, Maryland". City-Data.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012. 
    7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
    8. ^ "American FactFinder".  

    External links

    • The Official Website for the City of Glenarden, Maryland
    • The Official Maryland website on Glenarden, Maryland Contains population and housing information from Maryland MSA
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