La Plata, MD : What you need to know

La Plata is home to blue crabs - on the menu and in the ball field -  and rich Maryland culture. The city, located only 30 miles from Washington D.C., offers historical attractions such as St. Ignatius Church, the nation's oldest active Catholic parish. Great schools also enrich residents and the workforce. Major economic contributors include the University of Southern Maryland, Facchina Construction Co. and nearby Naval Support Facility Indian Head.


La Plata, MD City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 8994
Latest Population Increase -39.16
Median age 37.3
Median Household Income $95729
Median Home Price $325300
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La Plata, MD Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 51.1%
  Population Women 48.9%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 1.1
In La Plata

 
74% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In La Plata

Median Population

Median age 37.3
Age 18 Over 74.3
Age 21 Over 70.4
Age 62 Over 17.1
Age 65 Over 13.7

Race

  Ethnicity White 66.2%
  Ethnicity Black 26.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.9%
  Ethnicity Indian 1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income 95729
  Median Home Price 325300
  Homes Owned 30.7
  Homes Rent 69.3
  Median Property Rent 1092

More and more small businesses are choosing Charles County, which is great to see. It has always been a beautiful place to live and is equally an excellent place to work.
Joe Namyst Jr., owner, Quality Printers, LLC

Language

  English Only 91.1
  English Other 8.9
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 35 MINUTES
in La Plata

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of La Plata

Commute Types

  Walked 0.9
  Worked at Home 3.6
  Public Transportation 1.2
  Other Means 2.2
  Drove Alone 85.2
  Carpooled 6.9

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