What you need to know about La Plata, MD
La Plata is home to blue crabs - on the menu and in the ball field - and rich Maryland culture. The city, located only 30 miles from Washington D.C., offers historical attractions such as St. Ignatius Church, the nation's oldest active Catholic parish. Great schools also enrich residents and the workforce. Major economic contributors include the University of Southern Maryland, Facchina Construction Co. and nearby Naval Support Facility Indian Head.
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Joe Namyst Jr., owner, Quality Printers, LLC
The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how La Plata rates.
Median Household Income
Higher than the national average
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in La Plata.