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Hyattsville, MD
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Living in Hyattsville



Hyattsville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 20,675 people and 31 associated neighborhoods, Hyattsville is the 50th largest community in Maryland.

Housing costs in Hyattsville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.

Also of interest is that Hyattsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Hyattsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.20% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Hyattsville, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

One downside of living in Hyattsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hyattsville, the average commute to work is 34.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Hyattsville is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Hyattsville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Hyattsville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.88% of adults in Hyattsville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hyattsville in 2022 was $45,394, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $181,576 for a family of four. However, Hyattsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hyattsville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hyattsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hyattsville, accounting for 35.25% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hyattsville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Hyattsville include English, Irish, German, African, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Hyattsville's cultural character, accounting for 35.53% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Hyattsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.