Beltsville, MD

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2022 Population
19,704
4.98% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.258% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
20.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$96,745
9.91% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$373,100
12.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Beltsville, MD had a population of 19.7k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $96,745. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Beltsville, MD grew from 18,769 to 19,704, a 4.98% increase and its median household income grew from $88,023 to $96,745, a 9.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Beltsville, MD are Other (Hispanic) (32.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (18.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.81%), and White (Hispanic) (5.83%).

None of the households in Beltsville, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

78.2% of the residents in Beltsville, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Brightwood College-Beltsville (307 degrees awarded in 2018).

In 2022, the median property value in Beltsville, MD was $373,100, and the homeownership rate was 57.3%.

Most people in Beltsville, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Beltsville, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Beltsville, MD is home to a population of 19.7k people, from which 78.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 40% of Beltsville, MD residents were born outside of the country (7.88k people).

In 2022, there were 1.14 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (6.43k people) in Beltsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.69k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

78.2%
2022 Citizenship
78.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 78.2% of Beltsville, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Beltsville, MD was 78.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Beltsville, MD
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    6.43k ± 1.22k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.66k ± 870
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.69k ± 502
43.9%
Hispanic Population
8.66k people

In 2022, there were 1.14 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (6.43k people) in Beltsville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.66k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.69k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

43.9% of the people in Beltsville, MD are hispanic (8.66k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Beltsville, MD as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

40%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.88k people
39.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.34k people

As of 2022, 40% of Beltsville, MD residents (7.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Beltsville, MD was 39.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    259 ± 106
  2. Korea
    200 ± 155
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    198 ± 143

Beltsville, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Beltsville, MD employs 9.03k people. The largest industries in Beltsville, MD are Construction (1,500 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,406 people), and Retail Trade (1,006 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($96,354), Public Administration ($68,942), and Wholesale Trade ($68,162).

Occupations

9.03k
2022 Value
± 798
2.94%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Beltsville, MD grew at a rate of 2.94%, from 8.77k employees to 9.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Beltsville, MD, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,246 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,196 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (804 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Beltsville, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.03k
2022 Value
± 798
2.94%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Beltsville, MD grew at a rate of 2.94%, from 8.77k employees to 9.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Beltsville, MD, are Construction (1,500 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,406 people), and Retail Trade (1,006 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Beltsville, MD, though some of these residents may live in Beltsville, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,369
Median earning men ± $7,142
$36,635
Median earning women ± $4,583

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($83,750), Manufacturing ($70,958), and Wholesale Trade ($68,603).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($65,547), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,875), and Public Administration ($62,841).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2018, universities in Beltsville, MD awarded 307 degrees. The student population of Beltsville, MD in 2017 is skewed towards women, with 185 male students and 344 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Beltsville, MD are Black or African American (178 and 58.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (98 and 32%), White (12 and 3.92%), and Two or More Races (9 and 2.94%).

The largest universities in Beltsville, MD by number of degrees awarded are Brightwood College-Beltsville (307 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Beltsville, MD was $373,100 in 2022, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $332,400 to $373,100, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Beltsville, MD is 57.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Beltsville, MD have an average commute time of 32.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Beltsville, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$373,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,071
$3,598
Median Property Taxes
±$445

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beltsville, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

57.3%
Homeownership
2022
72.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.3% of the housing units in Beltsville, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8074.09
  2. Census Tract 8074.10

The following map shows all of the places in Beltsville, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$96,745
Median Household Income
± $8,150
6.28k
Number of Households
± 610

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.28k households in Beltsville, MD grew to $96,745 from the previous year's value of $88,023.

The following chart displays the households in Beltsville, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Beltsville, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (65.7%)
  2. Carpooled (16.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.33%)

In 2022, 65.7% of workers in Beltsville, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.7%) and those who worked at home (8.33%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

32.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Beltsville, MD have a longer commute time (32.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.68% of the workforce in Beltsville, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Beltsville, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Beltsville, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Beltsville, MD (2.01k out of 19.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Beltsville, MD is Hispanic, followed by Other and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.6% of the population of Beltsville, MD has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.855% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see 1887 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1826 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1568 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 551 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Prince George's County, MD

Primary care physicians in Prince George's County, MD see an average of 1,887 patients per year. This represents a 3.34% increase from the previous year (1,826 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Prince George's County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.8% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 34.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.4%
Uninsured
39.1%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.855%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Beltsville, MD grew by 4.94% from 13.7% to 14.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Beltsville, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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