Greenbelt demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,78962791
Median age33.238.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%44%43%
Speak English68%82%79%
Speak Spanish12%7%13%
Greenbelt, MD has a population of 23,623 and is the 1,845th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,789 per sq mi which is 504% higher than the Maryland average and 4082% higher than the national average. The median age in Greenbelt is 33 which is approximately 13% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Greenbelt, 40% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 23% of Greenbelt residents were born in Maryland, 44% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 30% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Greenbelt is 504% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Greenbelt is 13% lower than Maryland.
  • In Greenbelt 29.40% of the population is White.
  • In Greenbelt 50.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Greenbelt 8.70% of the population is Asian.

Compare Greenbelt, MD Demographics To Other Cities


      Greenbelt population breakdown by race

      Black or African American50.92%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.07%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race2.88%3.12%3.06%
      Other race8.03%3.67%4.75%
      In Greenbelt, 15.6% 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 Greenbelt, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).