This lovely community is ideally situated for commuting to work in the nation's capital. Many residents take advantage of convenient public transportation in the form of city buses and Amtrak trains to travel to and from jobs in and out of town. A larger percent of the population take part in carpooling while a few drive alone, bike or walk depending on the distance to their place of employment. Lanham is also a family friendly community with a variety of education choices for kids of all ages including six public schools, five private schools and one charter school each of which caters to varying age groups. The majority of individuals living in Lanham achieve some level of college education after completing high school, and there are a total of eight colleges and universities within twelve miles of Lanham, including two University of Maryland campuses.

An unincorporated community in Prince George County, Lanham Maryland is located less than ten miles from Washington D.C. Lanham offers a variety of housing opportunities ranging from studio apartments to single family dwellings to upscale estate living. Rental rates range from $1,100 for studios to $2,300 for four bedroom apartments and homes, and the median purchase price for homes in Lanham is $281,300. With a median household income of $73,000, homeownership is within easy reach.

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