Lanham demographics profile

StatisticLanhamMarylandNational
Population10,2195,959,902318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,89747491
Median age37.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Speak English64%82%79%
Speak Spanish23%7%13%
Lanham, MD has a population of 10,219 and is the 3,881st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,897 per sq mi which is 511% higher than the Maryland average and 3097% higher than the national average. The median age in Lanham is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Lanham, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 64% speak English and 23% speak Spanish. 27% of Lanham residents were born in Maryland, 42% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 30% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Lanham is 511% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Lanham is 3% lower than Maryland.
  • In Lanham 19.40% of the population is White.
  • In Lanham 63.01% of the population is African American.
  • In Lanham 2.53% of the population is Asian.

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Lanham population breakdown by race

RaceLanhamMarylandNational
White19.40%57.19%73.35%
African American63.01%29.63%12.63%
Asian2.53%6.08%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.03%3.12%3.06%
Other race13.03%3.67%4.75%
In Lanham, 26.4% 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 Lanham, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).