Ranked in the 13th percentile


  • Lanham is ranked #416 in Maryland
  • Lanham is ranked #25,412 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Lanham, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria7915.812,333
Aurora Highlands, Arlington791411,584
Arlington Ridge, Arlington7914.35,493
Northeast, Alexandria7814.81,081
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington7813.610,224
Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria7714.53,750
Taylor Run, Alexandria7716.36,851
Arlington View, Arlington7614.31,417

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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
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Countryside, VA8331.410,472
Fair Oaks, VA8328.733,478
Naval Academy, MD8319.26,040
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Merrifield, VA8222.417,000
Cascades, VA823012,205
Neabsco, VA8234.217,038
Friendship Heights Village, MD8213.54,730
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Lanham in the Thick of Things

Lanham is a small community located right outside of Interstate 495 in Maryland. This highway runs around Washington D.C. into parts of Maryland and Virginia. Many workers use this highway for their commute. The jobs in Lanham are mainly local businesses and restaurants. There are some big companies headquartered in the community, including Radio One and Shoppers Food Warehouse. Doctors Community Hospital also offers a lot of job opportunities. Some of the best areas in Lanham are around Good Luck Road and Cipriano Road. Living in Lanham was peaceful, quiet and convenient. The cost of living is affordable and housing is available for singles and families in a variety of settings. The area schools are average and could use improvement in many areas. There is crime reported in the area from time to time, but some areas are more prone to certain offenses. Amenities in Lanham and surrounding areas are plentiful. Shopping, dining, and nightlife are available within a 5 mile radius in all directions. Interstate 495, also known as the Capital Beltway, is a short distance from all areas of the community. This highway will take you to huge malls in surrounding areas, as well as fine dining and all the party spots.
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Source: The Lanham, MD data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).