Landover Hills, Maryland

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Landover Hills, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Landover Hills Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Landover Hills Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Landover Hills Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Landover Hills Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Landover Hills Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Landover Hills Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Landover Hills, Maryland

Comparing Landover Hills 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 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 3


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 8

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Landover Hills Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 8 miles NE of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20784
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.94
Longitude -76.88

Landover Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Distance 4.8 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 6.2 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
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Landover Hills Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,534 100%
Male 751 49%
Female 783 51%
Under 18 496 32.3%
18+ 1,038 67.7%
65+ 106 6.9%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.45
White 428 27.9%
African-American 984 64.1%
Asian 14 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 65 4.2%
Mixed Race 36 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 115 7.5%

Estimated Landover Hills Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,589
Growth 55
Growth % 3.6%

Landover Hills 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) 65.2%
US/American 8.8%
Irish 5.1%
English 3.2%
Nigerian 2.7%
Jamaican 2.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 1.8%
German 1.6%
Italian 1.5%
African 1.4%
Guyanese 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Sierra Leonean 0.5%
European 0.5%
Haitian 0.4%
Dutch 0.3%
British 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
U.S. Virgin Islander 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lanham (20784)

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)
Landover Hills 1,534 $55,938
Bladensburg 7,661 $41,394
Cheverly 6,433 $67,540
Colmar Manor 1,257 $46,354
Edmonston 959 $56,875
Hyattsville 14,733 $51,625
New Carrollton 12,589 $56,696
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1. Fairmount Heights, Maryland 89.4   21.7% 11.4% 10.7% 34 $53,304 6.9% 98.9% 1,508 9.3% 36.5 0.2% 13.3
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