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Landover, Maryland Education and City Information

Landover, Maryland, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince George's County just east of Washington, D.C. The area surrounding Landover is home to numerous colleges and universities, including several well-known institutions. Find out about Landover and nearby schools below.

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Information about Landover, Maryland

Landover, Maryland is located in Prince George's County, which is a suburban area just east of Washington D.C. Landover's population was 23,078 in the 2010 U.S. Census, and the estimated household median income was $49,820 for the 2010 to 2014 period, according to census data.

Landover is home to FedEx Field, which is the Washington Redskins' home stadium. Within the county, residents can find such attractions as the National Wildlife Visitor Center, Six Flags America and National Harbor. Washington D.C.'s attractions, such as the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum are near Landover.

Higher Education

Landover has one school in its city limits, the Denver Seminary at Washington D.C. The city's proximity to Washington, D.C. provides students with an additional 27 public and private non-profit colleges and universities, which are all within 15 miles of Landover. Within ten miles of Landover, residents can find Gallaudet University, Prince George's Community College, Trinity Washington University and University of Maryland-College Park.

Catholic University of America is about six miles away. It has degree programs from the associate's level through the doctoral level and served almost 6,700 students, as of Fall 2014. Its part-time law program was ranked 27th and it was named the 101st best college for veterans by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.

Howard University is a private, non-profit university that features bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. The 135th best college in the nation, according to U.S. News in 2016, it has a medical college, law school and engineering program, among others.

Economy and Employment

Based on 2012 census data, wholesale trade employed about 1,500 people. Transportation and warehousing employed nearly 1,000 people, while manufacturing employed nearly 800 people.

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