Prince George’s County, Maryland

 

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Population (2021 est)

Total
908,743
Children
200,832
(under 18)
(22.1%)
Seniors
126,315
(over 65)
(13.9%)


Median Household Income (2015 – 2019)
$84,920


Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
(2019 – 2020 School Year)

27 eligible schools
11 participating schools


Federal Nutrition Program
Total Meals Served
Breakfasts Served
Lunches Served
Suppers Served
Snacks Served
Average # Participants / Day
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
544,711
247,588
295,350
1,748
0
148,680
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
624,360
-
-
624,360
-
27,465

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(Calendar Year 2021)

143,691 average participants / month


Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(State Fiscal Year 2021)

52.4% of eligible people enrolled
20,034 participants / year

– 6,449 women
– 5,465 infants
– 8,070 children


Sources

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2015–2019
The Maryland State Department of Education
FY 2020 Maryland Department of Human Services FIA Statistical Report
Maryland Department of Health, Maryland WIC Program