Living in La Plata, MD

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Updated: 2020-03-10

La Plata SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

La Plata, MD Crime Report

353
Total Crimes
3,735.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
45.46%
Above National Average

La Plata, MD Cost Of Living

123
La Plata's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

La Plata, Maryland Info Snack

La Plata /lplet/ ( listen) is a town in Charles County, Maryland, United States. The population was 8,753 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Charles County.
Population
9,252
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
4.2%
Median Home
$330,700
Median Income
$83,656
Median Rent
$1,245

La Plata, MD Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for La Plata in Maryland

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Map Of La Plata, MD

Population over time in La Plata

Year Population % Change
2017 9,252 1.0%
2016 9,160 1.1%
2015 9,059 0.7%
2014 8,994 1.0%
2013 8,903 0.6%
2012 8,850 1.2%
2011 8,743 1.1%
2010 8,646 1.8%
2009 8,496 -
Crime/100k La Plata MD USA
Violent Crime 433.9 468.7 368.9
Murder 0.0 8.1 5.0
Robbery 105.8 160.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 328.1 267.0 246.8
Property Crime 3301.9 2033.3 2199.5
Burglary 222.2 312.6 376.0
Larceny 2942.1 1519.8 1594.6
Car Theft 137.6 200.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in La Plata

White
57.7% (5,337)
African American
29.3% (2,709)
American Indian
0.3% (24)
Asian
3.9% (357)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
5.7% (525)
Hispanic
3.2% (292)
Race La Plata MD USA
White 57.7% 51.4% 61.1%
African American 29.3% 29.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.9% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.7% 2.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 9.8% 17.8%

Household Income For La Plata, Maryland

Less than $10,000
6.4% (58,947)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (24,237)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.0% (27,528)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.9% (54,159)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.3% (113,405)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (157,092)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (112,508)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.9% (174,746)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.8% (81,688)
$200,000 or more
13.1% (120,886)
Income La Plata MD USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 4.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 2.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.0% 6.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.9% 6.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.3% 10.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 16.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.9% 18.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.8% 10.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 13.1% 11.7% 7.0%

Gender in La Plata

Female
52.7% (4,875)
Male
47.3% (4,377)
Gender La Plata MD USA
Female 52.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in La Plata for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (277)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (555)
High School / GED
26.0% (2,405)
Some College
24.0% (2,220)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (832)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,480)
Master's Degree
13.0% (1,202)
Professional Degree
2.0% (185)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (92)
Education La Plata MD USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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