Prince George's County, Maryland: Apartments and Area Information

Quick Facts About Prince George's County

  • Avg. Household Income: $70,753
  • Avg. Commute Time: 35.7 min
  • Metro Lines: Blue, Orange, Green
  • Population: 814,872
  • Sales Taxes: 6.00%

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Why Prince George's County Could be Your Next Hometown

Formed in 1696, Prince George's County is a suburban county that spans 487 square miles and lies just 37 miles south of Baltimore. The county was named after Prince George of Denmark, and was created from parts of Charles and Calvert Counties.

Prince George's County has many apartment communities available, which are convenient to both higher education and major employment opportunities. Nearby colleges include Bowie State University, Capitol College, Prince George's Community College, Strayer University, and the University of Maryland (UMD). Employment can be found in both the transportation and trade sectors, and the area has a large number of technological firms. Washington DC is just minutes away too, which makes Prince George's County a convenient location to live if you work in DC.

Major points of interest include the Washington Redskins' FedEx Field, BET Sound Stage, Andrews Air Force Base, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the USDA Research Center. Recreational areas range from several shopping town centers to acres of parklands.

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