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General Demographics (a) Prince George’s County   Maryland
Population, 2011 estimates 871,233 5,828,289
Population percent change 2000 to 2010 7.7% 9.0%
Persons under 5 years old, percent 2011 6.8% 6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent 2011 23.5% 23.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent 2011 9.8% 12.5%
Female persons, percent 2011 52.0% 51.6%
White persons, percent 2011* 26.6% 61.1%
Black persons, percent 2011* 65.4% 30.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent 2011 * 1.0% 0.5%
Asian persons, percent 2011* 4.3% 5.8%
Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, percent 2011 * 0.2% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent 2011 2.5% 2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent 2011** 15.2% 8.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent 2011 15.2% 54.4%
Foreign-born persons, percent 2006-2010 19.4% 13.2%
Living in same house, age 1 year and older, percent 2006-2010 83.8% 85.9%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 (year 2010 not available) 129,832 854,345
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+ years, 2006-2010 19.6% 15.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 85.8% 87.8%
Bachelors degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 29.6% 35.7%
Veterans, 2006-2010 64,735 455,328
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 35.5 31.3
Households, 2006-2010 301,906 2,121,047
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.76 2.62
Median household income, 2006-2010 $71,260 $70,647
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars), 2006-2010 $31,215 $34,849
Persons below poverty level, percent 2006-2010 7.9 8.6
(a) Source: Prince George’s County QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau
*includes persons reporting only one race; **Hispanics of any race, also included in applicable race categories
Estimated number of people under 18 years lacking health insurance (b) 13,556 64,298
Estimated number of people age 18-64 years lacking health insurance (b) 122,759 565,952
Estimated number of people age 65 and older lacking health insurance (b) 1,548 10,611
Estimated number of White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, lacking health insurance (b) 8,494 210,985
Estimated number of Black or African American alone lacking health insurance (b) 69,511 209,662
Estimated number of Hispanic or Latino of any race lacking health insurance (b) 52,391 164,411
Life Expectancy (in years) (c) 77.8 (overall); 80.2 (White); 75.9 (Black)
(b) Source: 2010 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates
(c) Source: 2010 Vital Statistics Report, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vital Statistics Administration
 
Ten Leading Causes of Death, includes all age groups (d)
Females (All Races) Number of Deaths Males (All Races) Number of Deaths
Diseases of the Heart 654 Diseases of the Heart 657
Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer) 615 Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer) 612
Cerebrovascular Disease 133 Accidents 106
Diabetes Mellitus 113 Diabetes Mellitus 92
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 82 Cerebrovascular Disease 91
Alzheimer’s Disease 73 Assault (homicide) 86
Septicemia 63 Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease 82
Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome and Nephrosis 60 Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, and Nephrosis 55
Accidents 53 Septicemia 48
Hypertension and Hypertensive Renal Disease 49 Suicide 40
Total From All Causes 2,613 Total From All Causes 2,603
(d) Source: 2010 Vital Statistics Report, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vital Statistics Administration
 
Maternal and Child Health, 2010 (e) Leading Causes of Deaths  (number of deaths) for Children and Adolescents Ages 1 – 19, 2010 (e)
Overall infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births 9.0 All causes, ages 1-19 60
White Non-Hispanic infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births 10.2 Certain perinatal conditions 65
Black Non-Hispanic infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births 11.5 Congenital abnormalities 28
Hispanic infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births 3.5 SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) 11
Percent of births at low birth weight, all births 10.2 Accidents among adolescents ages 10-19 14
Percent of births with late or no prenatal care 9.6 Homicides among adolescents ages 10-19 12
(e) Source: 2010 Vital Statistics Report,  Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vital Statistics Administration
 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), 2010 (f) HIV/AIDS, 2009 (g)
STD Number of Cases Rate Per 100,000 Population Number of HIV incident cases 387
Chlamydia 5,884 681.5 Number of HIV prevalent cases 2,231
Gonorrhea 1,727 200.0 Number of AIDS incident cases 129
Syphilis (Primary and Secondary) 82 9.5 Number of AIDS prevalent cases 3,074
Total number living with HIV/AIDS 5,305
HIV age-adjusted death rate per 100,000 population, 2008-2010 (h) 7.9
(f) Source: Prince George’s County Health Department, Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control (g) Source: Prince George’s County Health Department, Division of Epidemiology and Disease Control; (h) Source: 2010 Vital Statistics Report, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vital Statistics Administration
 
Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Tobacco Use Mental Health, Cognitive impairment
Rate of deaths associated with fatal crashes where driver had alcohol involvement, per 100 million vehicle miles of travel (i) 0.3 Rate of suicides (intentional self-harm) per 100,000 population, 2008-2010 (n) 6.0
Percent of County residents who drove one or more times in the past month after having too much to drink (j) 1.3 Percent of adults ages 18+ who report that their mental health was not good for 8 or more of the past 30 days due to problems such as stress, depression, emotional problems (o) 10.5
Percent of County males having five or more and females having four or more drinks on one occasion in the past month (binge drinking)  (j) 8.4 Percent of adults ages 18+ who were ever told they have a depressive disorder (depression, major or minor depression, dysthmia) (o) 7.7
Number of arrests in the County  for drug sales and manufacturing, 2009 (k) 1,102 Percent of adults ages 18+ who during the past 12 months, have sometimes, usually or always given up household activities or chores because of confusion or memory loss that is happening more often or getting worse (o) 31
Number of arrests in the County in 2009 for drug possession (k) 2,575    
Percent  of public middle and high school youth under age 18  who report current use of any tobacco product, 2010 (l) 17.4    
Percent of adults who currently smoke (m) 13.6    
(i) Source: Maryland State Highway Administration, 2009
(i) Source: 2010 Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
(k) Source: Maryland State Police, 2009 Uniform Crime Report
(l) Source: Monitoring Changing Tobacco Use Behaviors 2000-2010, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Cigarette Restitution Fund’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program
(m) Source: 2010 Maryland BRFSS
(n) Source: 2010 Vital Statistics Report, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Vital Statistics Administration
(o) Source: BRFSS, Prince George’s County Health Indices Benchmarking Project 2011
 
Cancer (p)
Type of Cancer (2003- 2007) Incidence Rate Per 100,000 Population Mortality  Rate Per 100,000 Population
All Cancers 408.7 194.9  (175.5 = age-adjusted death rate 2008-2010)
Prostate 173.0 37.0
Female Breast 114.0 30.4
Lung and Bronchus 53.9 49.0
Colorectal 45.1 20.9
Oral 8.3 2.4
Melanoma (skin) 8.0 1.7
Cervical 6.9 2.5
(p) Source: Cancer Report 2010 (revised, years 2003-2007), Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Cigarette Restitution Fund Program, Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening and Treatment Program