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Population (year 2000): 7,661. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,918 (+3.4% change)
Males: 3,651 (47.7%), Females: 4,010 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.0 years
Median household income: $34,966 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Bladensburg:

  • Black (70.9%)
  • Hispanic (13.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (5.2%), West Indian (2.5%), United States (2.3%), Irish (2.2%), German (1.8%), English (1.7%).

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Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Bladensburg,

For population 25 years and over in Bladensburg

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bladensburg town

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

21.8% Foreign born (12.2% Latin America, 6.4% Africa, 2.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -403 (-5.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DC Washington, (6.0 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (142.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (0.7 miles Edmonston, Manor, MD (1.3 miles Colmar City, MD (1.5 miles Cottage Park, MD (1.5 miles Riverdale Brentwood, MD (1.5 miles North Riverdale, MD (1.5 miles East MD (1.6 miles Cheverly, MD (1.8 miles Brentwood,

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.93 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.5%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,422 (-18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 209 (5.8%)


 

Crime in Bladensburg by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 26.1 13.1
Rapes 1 0 1 2
    per 100,000 13.1 0.0 13.1 26.1
Robberies 53 56 80 61
    per 100,000 691.8 731.0 1044.3 796.2
Assaults 28 31 33 53
    per 100,000 365.5 404.6 430.8 691.8
Burglaries 76 95 115 91
    per 100,000 992.0 1240.0 1501.1 1187.8
Thefts 223 317 446 445
    per 100,000 2910.8 4137.8 5821.7 5808.6
Auto thefts 188 290 363 253
    per 100,000 2454.0 3785.4 4738.3 3302.4
668.1 855.4 1147.8 980.4


Average climate in Bladensburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bladensburg,

Bladensburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Bladensburg city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Sean Brooks - College basketball player (Drexel Dragons), William Wirt - novelist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Bladensburg:
  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITL CENTER (about 4 miles; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • MEDLINK HOSPITAL OF CAPITOL HILL (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bladensburg:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 11 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 24 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bladensburg:
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 2 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • FREEWAY (about 12 miles; MITCHELLVILLE, MD; ID: W00)

Amtrak stations near Bladensburg:
  • 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.

Local government website:
College/University in Bladensburg:
  • BLADENSBURG BARBER SCHOOL (Location: 4810 ANNAPOLIS RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bladensburg:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 9 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; FT enrollment: 29,298)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
Public high school in Bladensburg:
  • ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 5150 ANNAPOLIS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Bladensburg:
  • ELIZABETH SETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 5715 EMERSON STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Bladensburg:
  • BLADENSBURG ELEMENTARY (Students: 741; Location: 4915 ANNAPOLIS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROGERS HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 655; Location: 4301 58TH AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ALTERNATIVE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 5150 ANNAPOLIS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)

Notable locations in Bladensburg: Peace Cross (A), Bladensburg Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (B), Bladensburg Branch Library (C).

Shopping Centers: Bladen Shopping Center (1), Bladensburg Shopping Center (2).

Church in Bladensburg: Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (A).

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1).


Bladensburg compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bladensburg:
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bladensburg:
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)

TV broadcast stations around Bladensburg:
  • 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)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

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