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ZIP Code 20720

Primary City:Bowie, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (11:34am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.99, -76.79
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20720. 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 20720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20720, 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:
Bowie, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20720 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 a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20720 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20720 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,031
Population Density 1,882 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,229
Median Home Value $368,800
Land Area 11.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,932
Median Household Income $130,890

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male700743795823614492476679803948947737521322165855641
Female6497827797505935126488759741,2041,0898585973471741127863
Total1,3491,5251,5741,5731,2071,0041,1241,5541,7772,1522,0361,5951,118669339197134104

Gender

 Male 9,947 47%
 Female 11,084 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,625 22.0%
 Black Or African American 13,683 65.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.4%
 Asian 1,488 7.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 466 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 671 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner374821,5692,2171,44354413525
Renter1591154113702377
Total525731,7232,3301,51356714232

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,100 59%
 Single Guardian 1,350 19%
 Singles 1,186 17%
 Singles With Roommate 296 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,958 57%
 Households with Kids 2,974 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137135143153130150140163160178145159164149176159208144136143
Female137131127136137166156155168160167154138160178151165137119137
Total274266270289267316296318328338312313302309354310373281255280

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20720 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20720 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 20720 real estate data, the median home value of $368,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20720. Rentals in 20720 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,014 99.9%
 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 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,029 83%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 423 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 480 7%
 Households Vacant 297 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 137 46%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 102 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 13 3%
 3+ Bedroom 504 97%
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 $130,890 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20720 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20720 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. In 20720 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 9,896 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,027 23%
 No Earnings 3,291 19%
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 9,896 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,027 23%
 No Earnings 3,291 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,508 81.9%
 Public transportation 1,551 12.1%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 1.1%
 Worked at Home 624 4.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 502 7%
 High School Graduate 2,648 38%
 Associate's degree 384 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,968 29%
 Master's degree 1,073 16%
 Professional school degree 117 2%
 Doctorate degree 210 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,881 65.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,163 26.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 384 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20720

ZIP Code 20720 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20720.

High Bridge Elementary
7011 High Bridge Rd
Bowie, MD 20720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Victory Christian Academy
13701 Annapolis Rd
Bowie, MD 20720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Patuxent Montessori School
14210 Old Stage Rd
Bowie, MD 20720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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