Camp Springs is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States.
The population was 19,096 at the 2010 census. Camp Springs is not an official post office designation; the area is divided between the surrounding mailing addresses of Temple Hills, Fort Washington, Clinton, and Suitland. It includes the unincorporated area of Andrews Manor, Maryland.
Camp Springs is located at 38°48′27″N 76°55′05″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.7 square miles (20.0 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.19%, is water.
Joint Base Andrews, home base of the Air Force Systems Command and the official presidential airplane Air Force One, is adjacent to Camp Springs, and the base in particular, along with federal jobs in Washington, D.C., were major reasons for the community's original development. The Capital Beltway passes through the area, and the Washington Metro Branch Avenue station, southern terminus of the Green Line, is located nearby.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates a year-round indoor and outdoor public swimming pool on Allentown Road. The Camp Springs Senior Activity Center is housed in the former Camp Springs Elementary School. From the Heart Church Ministries has an average weekly attendance of 7,000 worshippers.
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How did Maryland earn the grade of D+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Maryland has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Maryland does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Maryland has an effective property tax rate of 1.10%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Maryland earned its state tax grade of D+.
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