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See what Lanham, MD has to offer.

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Living in Lanham, MD

Lanham, a town in Maryland, has a population of approximately 11,000. The city's population, with an average age of just under 37, is younger than most cities in Maryland. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 80% of residents own their homes. At $1,434 a month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.

Many Lanham residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and construction. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, making it the top career path in the city. Lanham workers take home an average annual income of nearly $97K, about the same as the average Maryland resident. However, Lanham compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Eleven percent of Lanham residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 6% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Lanham has an average commute time of about 37 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive to work, while public transit is used by only 5% of the city. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Affordability

How expensive is it in Lanham?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Sep '23$1770$1995$2407$1969
Aug '23$1775$2005$2407$1969
Jul '23$1769$2005$2397$1969
Jun '23$1759$2007$2397$1969
May '23$1759$2005$2394$1969
Apr '23$1744$2000$2569$1705
Mar '23$1744$1996$2559$1705
Feb '23$1744$1993$2563$1705
Jan '23$1744$1993$2563$1762
Dec '22$1754$2015$2559$1827
Nov '22$1754$2006$2563$1827
Oct '22$1754$1996$2559$1710
Sep '22$1747$1996$2559$1698

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Lanham

Lanham Transportation

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4141

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3434

Bike Score®

Lanham Education

Schools

Top Schools in Lanham

5/10

Carrollton Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

4/10

James Mchenry Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

5/10

Robert Frost Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

6/10

Seabrook Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

3/10

Lamont Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

4/10

Gaywood Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in Lanham, MD

Lanham, a town in Maryland, has a population of approximately 11,000. The city's population, with an average age of just under 37, is younger than most cities in Maryland. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 80% of residents own their homes. At $1,434 a month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.

Many Lanham residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and construction. Combined, these industries account for 19% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, making it the top career path in the city. Lanham workers take home an average annual income of nearly $97K, about the same as the average Maryland resident. However, Lanham compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Eleven percent of Lanham residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 6% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Lanham has an average commute time of about 37 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive to work, while public transit is used by only 5% of the city. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.