Langley Park, MD

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Population

19,561

0.225% growth

Median Age

30.5


Median Household Income

$60,742

2.22% growth

Poverty Rate

17.9%


Number of Employees

10,875

4.71% decline

Median Property Value

$237,600

4.12% growth

About

In 2017, Langley Park, MD had a population of 19.6k people with a median age of 30.5 and a median household income of $60,742. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Langley Park, MD grew from 19,517 to 19,561, a 0.225% increase and its median household income grew from $59,422 to $60,742, a 2.22% increase.

The population of Langley Park, MD is 84.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.69% Black or African American Alone, and 3.01% White Alone. 80.3% of the people in Langley Park, MD speak a non-English language, and 43.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Langley Park, MD is $237,600, and the homeownership rate is 26.1%. Most people in Langley Park, MD commute by Carpooled, and the average commute time is 38.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Langley Park, MD is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Langley Park, MD employs 10.9k people. The largest industries in Langley Park, MD are Construction (4,102 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2,124 people), and Retail Trade (770 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($52,500), Public Administration ($48,125), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,151).

Median household income in Langley Park, MD is $60,742. Males in Langley Park, MD have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,332. The income inequality in Langley Park, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,742

2017 value

± $4,408

2.22%

1 Year Growth

± 8.85%

Households in Langley Park, MD have a median annual income of $60,742, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,422 in 2016, which represents a 2.22% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$77,536

Average Male Salary

± $1,629

$61,332

Average Female Salary

± $1,200

In 2017, full-time male employees in Langley Park, MD made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Alaska Native

    $90,993 ± $115,433

  2. Asian

    $68,448 ± $4,004

  3. White

    $67,584 ± $1,364

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Langley Park, MD workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Langley Park, MD is from Maryland.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.363% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8056.02

  2. Census Tract 8055

  3. Census Tract 8057

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Langley Park, MD was Census Tract 8056.02 with a value of $65,417, followed by Census Tract 8055 and Census Tract 8057, with respective values of $59,198 and $56,856.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Langley Park, MD (3.5k out of 19.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    3,042 ± 415

  2. Other

    2,753 ± 404

  3. Black

    352 ± 150

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.9k

2017 Value

± 826

-4.71%

1 Year decline

± 11.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Langley Park, MD declined at a rate of -4.71%, from 11.4k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Langley Park, MD, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (4,088 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2,436 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (703 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Langley Park, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Langley Park, MD, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (4,088 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2,436 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (703 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Langley Park, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (7.55 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (5.71 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Langley Park, MD, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($81,118), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,685), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($62,632).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.9k

2017 Value

± 826

-4.71%

1 Year decline

± 11.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Langley Park, MD declined at a rate of -4.71%, from 11.4k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Langley Park, MD, are Construction (4,102 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2,124 people), and Retail Trade (770 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Langley Park, MD, though some of these residents may live in Langley Park, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Langley Park, MD, by number of employees, are Construction (4,102 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2,124 people), and Retail Trade (770 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Langley Park, MD has an unusually high number of Construction (6.02 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (4.51 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Langley Park, MD, by median earnings, are Information ($52,500), Public Administration ($48,125), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($42,151).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.1B

  2. $17.7B

  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $24.1B, followed by Mixed freight with $17.7B and Electronics and $14.2B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$180B

2015 Value

$243B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maryland trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $243B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $24B

  2. $18.2B

  3. $6.71B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.2B and New York and $6.71B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

50.7% of the population of Langley Park, MD has health coverage, with 14.2% on employee plans, 29.7% on Medicaid, 3.28% on Medicare, 3.2% on non-group plans, and 0.363% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Langley Park, MD was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Langley Park, MD see 1137 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.8%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1137 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1137 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,343

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,000

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

49.3%

Uninsured

14.2%

Employer Coverage

29.7%

Medicaid

3.28%

Medicare

3.2%

Non-Group

0.363%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Langley Park, MD declined by 5.59% from 52.2% to 49.3%.

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Health Risks

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Most at risk counties

  1. 15.8% prevalence

  2. 13.7% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 15.8%.

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Diversity

Langley Park, MD is home to a population of 19.6k people, from which 43.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 62.6% of Langley Park, MD residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Langley Park, MD is composed of 16.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (84.6%), 1.9k Black or African American Alone residents (9.69%), 589 White Alone residents (3.01%), 280 Asian Alone residents (1.43%), 143 Two or More Races residents (0.731%), 68 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.348%), 33 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.169%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Langley Park, MD are Spanish or Spanish Creole (14,149 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (368 speakers), and African Languages (207 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

10

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Langley Park, MD was 30.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 10, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Langley Park, MD are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Langley Park, MD residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

62.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

64.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 62.6% of Langley Park, MD residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Langley Park, MD was 64.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    107,722 ± 7,985 people

  2. India

    58,285 ± 5,898 people

  3. China

    42,414 ± 5,038 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Langley Park, MD was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Langley Park, MD residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

43.7%

2017 Citizenship

41.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 43.7% of Langley Park, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Langley Park, MD was 41.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    16.6k ± 1.34k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.9k ± 375

  3. White Alone

    589 ± 165

In 2017, there were 8.73 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (16.6k people) in Langley Park, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.9k Black or African American Alone and 589 White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    14,149 speakers (74.5%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    368 speakers (1.94%)

  3. African Languages

    207 speakers (1.09%)

80.3% of Langley Park, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Langley Park, MD was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 74.5% of the overall population of Langley Park, MD are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.94% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 1.09% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    60 ± 49

  2. Korea

    32 ± 35

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    24 ± 33

Langley Park, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Langley Park, MD was $237,600 in 2017, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $228,200 to $237,600, a 4.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Langley Park, MD is 26.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Langley Park, MD have an average commute time of 38.8 minutes, and they commute by Carpooled. Car ownership in Langley Park, MD is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,742

Median Household Income

± $4,408

4.84k

Number of Households

± 410

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.84k households in Langley Park, MD grew to $60,742 from the previous year's value of $59,422.

The following chart displays the households in Langley Park, 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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Housing

Property Value

$237,600

2017 Median

± $22,836

$228,200

2016 Median

± $17,262

In 2017, the median property value in Langley Park, MD grew to to $237,600 from the previous year's value of $228,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Langley Park, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Langley Park, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

26.1%

2017 Homeownership

24.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 26.1% of the housing units in Langley Park, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 24.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Langley Park, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Langley Park, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Langley Park, MD have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

38.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Langley Park, MD have a longer commute time (38.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.3% of the workforce in Langley Park, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Carpooled

    40.4%

  2. Drove Alone

    36.2%

  3. Public Transit

    18.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Langley Park, MD was Carpooled, followed by those who Drove Alone and those who Public Transit.

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