Glenarden demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,11662791
Median age40.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak English86%82%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%
Glenarden, MD has a population of 6,110 and is the 5,688th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,116 per sq mi which is 716% higher than the Maryland average and 5547% higher than the national average. The median age in Glenarden is 40 which is approximately 5% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In Glenarden, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 25% of Glenarden residents were born in Maryland, 58% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Glenarden is 716% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Glenarden is 5% higher than Maryland.
  • In Glenarden 4.44% of the population is White.
  • In Glenarden 87.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Glenarden 1.37% of the population is Asian.

Compare Glenarden, MD Demographics To Other Cities


      Glenarden population breakdown by race

      Black or African American87.20%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.29%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.91%3.12%3.06%
      Other race3.78%3.67%4.75%
      In Glenarden, 7.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Glenarden, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).