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Lanham

  •   State: 
    Maryland
      County: 
    Prince George's County
      City: 
    Lanham
      County FIPS: 
    24033
      Coordinates: 
    38°58′01″N 76°51′43″W
      Area total: 
    3.55 sq mi (9.19 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.53 sq mi (9.14 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.02 sq mi (0.05 km²)
  •   Latitude: 
    38,9648
      Longitude: 
    -76,8494
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    20706
      GMAP: 

    Lanham, Prince George's County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
    11,282
      Population density: 
    3,197.85 residents per square mile of area (1,234.70/km²)
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.40%

Lanham is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Prince George's County, Maryland. As of the 2020 United States Census it had a population of 11,282. The Thomas J. Calloway House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. The New Carrollton station (the terminus of the Washington Metro's Orange Line) as well as an Amtrak station are across the Capital Beltway. Doctors Community Hospital is located in Lanham. Residents of Lanham CDP are divided between James McHenry Elementary School and Seabrook Elementary School. All residents are zoned to Thomas Johnson Middle School and DuVal High School. There is a private Catholic school, Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle. The U.S. Postal Service operates the Lanham Seab rook Post Office in Lan Ham CDP. The community is home to 2U, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, reverse logistics company Optoro, software company Vocus, media company Radio One and publisher Rowman & Littlefield. Lanham has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²), of which 3.5 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles, or 0.05 km², is water. It is located on the Maryland-Virginia border and is part of the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. The city's population is about 11,000, according to the 2010 US Census. It has an estimated population of about 10,000.

History

Lanham is the primary city name, but also Glenarden, Lanham Seabrook, Seabrook are acceptable city names or spellings. The Thomas J. Calloway House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. It was built in the early 1900s. The house is located on the former site of the Calloway family home. It is now a private residence, owned by a family of African-Americans. The Calloway house was listed in 2005 on the Register of National Historic Places. It has a total of six rooms, all of which are listed as being of interest to the history of Calloway. It also has a basement, where Calloway lived with his wife and three children until his death in 2002. The home is now owned by the family of former President George H.W. Bush, who lived there from 1947 to 1961. The House is on the U.S. Census Bureau's list of historic places in the United States, and was added to the N.N.H.R.P. list in 2005, when it was listed as a national historic site.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lanham has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km²) Of this, 3.5 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles, or 0.54%, is water. Lanham is located on the Ohio River, which flows through the town. The town is home to the Lanham High School, which was founded in 1881. The school is located in the town's central area. It is also home to Lanham's high school, which opened in 1883. The high school has a football field, a baseball field, and a field hockey field. It also has a baseball diamonds, which were built in the late 19th and early 20th century. It has a post office, which closed in the early 1980s. It was re-opened in the mid-1990s and is now a part of the town of Lanham, Ohio, with a population of about 1,200. It's also home of the Lan Hammersley School, a public school, and Lanham Elementary School, where students learn to read and write English. The Lanham School District was established in 1891. It became a public high school in 1894. It now has a high school and a middle school, with an enrollment of around 1,100 students. The village has a golf course, which is open to the public, and also has an elementary school, where children can learn to play the game.

Government and infrastructure

Prince George's County Police Department District 2 Station in Brock Hall CDP, with a Bowie postal address, serves the community. The U.S. Postal Service operates the Lanham Seabrook Post Office in Lanham CDP. The community has a population of 2,000. The population of Bowie CDP is 2,500. The area has an estimated population of 3,000, according to the 2010 Census. The city has a total population of 4,200, the 2011 Census shows. The town's population is 3,200. The county's population has grown to 4,000 in the last 10 years, the 2013 census shows. It is the fastest growing CDP in the United States, followed by Maryland and then Maryland-D.C. in the past 10 years. It has the highest rate of home ownership among CDPs in the Washington, D.C., area. It also has the lowest rate of homelessness in the nation. The village has a low rate of crime, the lowest crime rate and the highest crime rate in the county. The average age of the community is 33 years old, the city's lowest rate is 29 years old. The median household income is $28,000; the average household wealth is $50,000 and the town has a poverty rate of 3.2%. The town has the second highest crime rates in the state, after Bowie, with an average of 4.7 per cent. The lowest rate for the county is 4.3 per cent; the highest is 5.1 per cent in Bowie.

Economy

EdTech company 2U (Nasdaq: REVU), Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, reverse logistics company Optoro, software company Vocus, media company Radio One and publisher Rowman & Littlefield are based in Lanham. Lanham is home to a number of high-tech companies, including 2U, Optoro and Vocus. The town is also home to the U.S. Postal Service, which has been based in the town for more than 100 years.

Demographics

The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race. Religion is a major factor in the US Census population. The US Census is the most populous U.S. government in terms of population, followed by the European Union. The U.N. population is the second largest in the world after the United States. The United States is home to the largest number of non-white residents of any country in the history of the world. The number of people of Korean descent is the highest in the U.K. and the second highest in Europe after Germany. The population of South Korea is the third largest after the UK and Germany. It is the largest non-White population in the country, after Germany and the United Kingdom. It has the highest percentage of women and the lowest percentage of men of any U. S. state. It also has the largest percentage of people who have never been to college or university. The most common religion is Christianity. The largest religion is the Orthodox Presbyterian Church. The fourth most common is the United Methodist Church, which has the lowest number of members. The fifth and sixth most common religions are the Jehovah's Witnesses and the Presbyterians. The seventh and eighth most common are the Pentecostal churches, which have the highest percentages of members of both major religious groups. The sixth and seventh most popular religion are the Catholics and the Protestants.

Education

Prince George's County Public Schools serves Lanham CDP. Residents of the CDP are divided between James McHenry Elementary School and Seabrook Elementary School. All residents are zoned to Thomas Johnson Middle School and DuVal High School. There is a private Catholic school, Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle. Washington Bible College/Capital Bible Seminary/Equip Institute also serves the area. There are no high schools in the area, but there are two middle schools and one high school. The area also has a number of private schools, including two parochial schools and a private day school for children with learning disabilities, as well as a private high school for adults with learning difficulties. The CDP is home to the National Park Service's Lanham Park, which is located in the north of the town. It is the site of the Lanham Airport, which was built in the early 1900s. The Lanham River runs through the center of the city, and runs into the Potomac River in the south. It was once the source of the Rappahannock River, which flows through the town of Lanham and into the Maryland River. The Linn River, a tributary of the Littleton River, runs through Lanham, and was once a source of water for the Linn Creek area. It has been converted into a park in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and is now home to a park that is part of the Washington Metropolitan Area.

  • Lanham's population in Prince George's County, Maryland of 2,161 residents in 1900 has increased 5,22-fold to 11,282 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

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