Edmonston, Maryland

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Edmonston, Maryland

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High Points

Edmonston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Edmonston Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Edmonston Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Edmonston Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Edmonston Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Edmonston Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Edmonston Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Edmonston, Maryland

Comparing Edmonston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 2 3
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Edmonston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles NE of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20781
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.94
Longitude -76.93

Edmonston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Edmonston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 959 100%
Male 467 48.7%
Female 492 51.3%
Under 18 297 31%
18+ 662 69%
65+ 74 7.7%
Median Age 33.8
Average Family Size 3.69
White 418 43.6%
African-American 394 41.1%
Asian 13 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 99 10.3%
Mixed Race 30 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 184 19.2%

Estimated Edmonston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,390
Growth 431
Growth % 44.9%

Edmonston Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.6%
US/American 6.3%
Irish 5.9%
German 5.7%
Portuguese 2.6%
English 2.1%
Italian 1.8%
Greek 1.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 1.2%
Jamaican 1%
Nigerian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Guyanese 0.6%
Slovak 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
African 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Turkish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Edmonston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Avondale (20781)
Rogers Heights (20781)
Tuxedo (20781)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Edmonston 959 $56,875
Bladensburg 7,661 $41,394
Brentwood 2,844 $45,244
Colmar Manor 1,257 $46,354
Cottage City 1,136 $47,639
Hyattsville 14,733 $51,625
North Brentwood 469 $45,893
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