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ZIP Code 20712

Primary City:Mount Rainier, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (9:39am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.94, -76.97
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20712. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 20712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20712, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Mount Rainier, MD
Unacceptable:
Mt Rainier

Stats and Demographics for the 20712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20712 is located in central Maryland and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20712 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20712 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,031
Population Density 12,357 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,927
Median Home Value $277,300
Land Area 0.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,656
Median Household Income $44,104

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37129526426433549645536230030531625619811056472324
Female34826723428038950341132533834431226121312283434437
Total719562498544724999866687638649628517411232139906761

Gender

 Male 4,477 50%
 Female 4,554 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,779 19.7%
 Black Or African American 4,786 53.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.5%
 Asian 197 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,901 21.0%
 Two Or More Races 315 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7911702572521235420
Renter2238285685093441216425
Total23091973876659624411845

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 984 27%
 Single Guardian 962 26%
 Singles 1,385 38%
 Singles With Roommate 325 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,495 68%
 Households with Kids 1,161 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7576767369635252595242544571444954655251
Female6174736248515753584151534346595653516159
Total136150149135117114109105117939310788117103105107116113110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20712 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20712 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 20712 real estate data, the median home value of $277,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20712. Rentals in 20712 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,016 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 842 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,682 68%
 Households Vacant 271 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 170 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 24 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 239 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,434 51%
 2 Bedroom 1,023 36%
 3+ Bedroom 124 4%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $44,104 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20712 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20712 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 20712. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,888 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,648 23%
 No Earnings 1,566 22%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,888 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,648 23%
 No Earnings 1,566 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,030 59.1%
 Public transportation 1,607 31.4%
 Taxicab 25 0.5%
 Motorcycle 25 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 343 6.7%
 Worked at Home 93 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 684 23%
 High School Graduate 1,601 53%
 Associate's degree 41 1%
 Bachelor's degree 478 16%
 Master's degree 148 5%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 43 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,257 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 400 23.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20712

ZIP Code 20712 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20712.

Mt Rainier Elementary
4011 32nd St
Mount Rainier, MD 20712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Thomas S. Stone Elementary
4500 34th St
Mount Rainier, MD 20712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools

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