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Greater Landover, Maryland

Greater Landover is a census-designated place located in Prince George's County, Maryland. As of the 2000 census, the area had a total population of 22,900.


Greater Landover is located at 38°55'28" North, 76°53'14" West (38.924311, -76.887248)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the place has a total area of 10.7 km² (4.1 mi²). 10.7 km² (4.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 22,900 people, 7,696 households, and 5,656 families residing in the area. The population density is 2,146.1/km² (5,560.9/mi²). There are 8,600 housing units at an average density of 805.9/km² (2,088.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the area is 4.14% White, 92.03% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. 2.90% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,696 households out of which 40.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 32.0% are married couples living together, 34.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% are non-families. 20.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.97 and the average family size is 3.40.

In the area the population is spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.4 males.

The median income for a household in the area is $37,730, and the median income for a family is $38,315. Males have a median income of $30,474 versus $30,083 for females. The per capita income for the area is $15,191. 17.0% of the population and 13.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.4% are under the age of 18 and 16.0% are 65 or older.