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Population (year 2000): 8,408
Males: 3,722 (44.3%), Females: 4,686 (55.7%)

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Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $58,130 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Largo:

  • Black (92.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (4.9%).

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Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Largo

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Largo CDP

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

3.9% Foreign born (2.2% Africa, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD (8.5 miles Bowie, pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (12.8 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (139.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Arbor, MD Lake (2.2 miles MD (2.7 miles Kettering, MD (3.4 miles Forestville, Heights, MD (4.2 miles District Mill, MD (4.2 miles Walker Hills-Pepper Mill Village, MD (4.3 miles Carmody MD (4.3 miles Springdale, MD (4.4 miles Glenarden,

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 76.83 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Public administration (19.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,467 (-29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 94 (1.9%)

Average climate in Largo, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Largo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the Largo city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Anthony Fuqua - College basketball player (Tex San Antonio Roadrunners), Darnell Evans - College basketball player (St. Francis (PA) Red Flash), Devin Sweetney - College basketball player (St. Francis (PA) Red Flash), Justin Gatling - College basketball player (Manhattan Jaspers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Largo:
  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITL CENTER (about 6 miles; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • DOCTOR'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; LANHAM, MD)
  • SOUTHERN MARYLAND HOSP (about 10 miles; CLINTON, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Largo:
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 6 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 23 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Largo:
  • FREEWAY (about 6 miles; MITCHELLVILLE, MD; ID: W00)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 9 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • WASHINGTON EXECUTIVE/HYDE FIELD (about 12 miles; CLINTON, MD; ID: W32)

Amtrak stations near Largo:
  • 6 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.
  • 13 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.
  • 17 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.

College/University in Largo:
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,764; Location: 301 LARGO RD; Public; Website: PGWEB.PG.CC.MD.US)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Largo:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 5 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 29,298)
  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; BOWIE, MD; FT enrollment: 3,323)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
Public primary/middle school in Largo:
  • PERRYWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 822; Location: 501 WATKINS PARK DR; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Largo:
  • DIVINE PEACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 1500 BROWN STATION RD.; Grades: 1 - 7)

Notable locations in Largo: Northampton Business Park (A), Largo-Kettering Branch Library (B). their locations on the map

Parks in Largo include: Largo-Northampton Urban Center (1), Greenwood Manor Community Park (2). their locations on the map


Largo compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Largo:
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Largo:
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 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)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WASH (97.1 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)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Largo:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)

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