UNIVERSITY PARK

"The Best Place to Live in Prince George's County" according to Washingtonian magazine.

Overview for UNIVERSITY PARK, MD

34,492 people live in UNIVERSITY PARK, where the median age is 36.4 and the average individual income is $36,088. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,492

Total Population

36.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$36,088

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for UNIVERSITY PARK, MD

UNIVERSITY PARK has 12,286 households, with an average household size of 2.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in UNIVERSITY PARK do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 34,492 people call UNIVERSITY PARK home. The population density is 8,111.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,492

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.4

Median Age

48.96 / 51.04%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
12,286

Total Households

2.77

Average Household Size

$36,088

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in UNIVERSITY PARK, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby UNIVERSITY PARK. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
University Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
Edward M. Felegy Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Rosa L. Parks Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
10th - 11th
No rating available
George E Peters Adventist School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Cesar Chavez Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Welcome to University Park! Multiple time winner of "The Best Place to Live in Prince George's County" according to Washingtonian magazine, this highly sought-after suburb attracts many people that are looking for the perfect blend of community and convenience. With approximately 923 homes and 2300 residents, UP is conveniently located in Northwestern Prince George’s County, specifically, the Route 1 Corridor, creating an easy commute for those who work in Washington, DC. Just a quick drive to Washington, DC, University Park residents are in very close proximity to everything! The neighborhood is between two Metro stations on the Green & Yellow Lines: College Park and Prince George’s Plaza, as well as a Marc Train stop in College Park. In addition, you are near three major airports: Washington National Airport (DCA), Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), and Dulles International Airport (IAD). 
 
The community gives off the "small town" feel, but with modern amenities including top ranked public schools, local restaurants, grocery stores, easy-to-reach public transportation, and charming mom-and-pop businesses. Whole Foods, Safeway, Trader Joes, Target, and Home Depot, along with local favorites like Denizens Brewing Company, District Taco, La Fantome Food Hall, Cocineros, and 2Fifty Texas BBQ are all within walking distance.
 
The parks and trails are what make University Park so special. Family friendly parks include University Park Town Park and University Park Wells Run Playground. Another community favorite is Riverdale Park Trolley Trail, a paved trail that extends from the northern part of College Park to the southern end of Hyattsville. This trail is perfect for long weekend walks and bike rides.
 
If you are looking for a tight knit vibrant community, while still enjoying the convenience of living in a walkable dynamic area, you will love University Park!
 
 
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