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ZIP Code 20723

Primary City:Laurel, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Laurel
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (6:47pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.14, -76.87
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20723

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20723. 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 20723. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20723, 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:
Laurel, MD
Acceptable:
Scaggsville

Stats and Demographics for the 20723 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20723 is located in north 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 20723 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20723 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,972
Population Density 2,206 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,491
Median Home Value $370,100
Land Area 13.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,014
Median Household Income $108,318

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0841,1341,2351,1697909079191,0441,1861,3011,1418836143192121127440
Female9981,0971,1331,0707869951,1341,2291,3301,4271,22687055036322717110894
Total2,0822,2312,3682,2391,5761,9022,0532,2732,5162,7282,3671,7531,164682439283182134

Gender

 Male 14,164 49%
 Female 14,808 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,951 51.6%
 Black Or African American 7,718 26.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.3%
 Asian 4,152 14.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 794 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,249 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner458221,7752,3531,45650920659
Renter2268547425612361164311
Total2711,6762,5172,9141,69262524970

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,815 58%
 Single Guardian 1,736 17%
 Singles 1,938 19%
 Singles With Roommate 525 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,440 54%
 Households with Kids 4,574 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male224222191229225223199251236236239243254263284277247188173160
Female201219182217203237244206207235218227220233269222255188136112
Total425441373446428460443457443471457470474496553499502376309272

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20723 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20723 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 20723 real estate data, the median home value of $370,100 is extremely 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 20723. Rentals in 20723 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20723 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,964 100.0%
 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 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,398 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 827 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,789 27%
 Households Vacant 477 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 238 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 103 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 56 2%
 1 Bedroom 683 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,711 53%
 3+ Bedroom 775 24%
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 $108,318 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20723 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. 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 20723. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,213 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,384 24%
 No Earnings 3,933 17%
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 13,213 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,384 24%
 No Earnings 3,933 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,123 88.5%
 Public transportation 838 4.9%
 Taxicab 16 0.1%
 Motorcycle 29 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 226 1.3%
 Worked at Home 855 5.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20723 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 233 3%
 High School Graduate 3,651 41%
 Associate's degree 373 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,384 27%
 Master's degree 1,504 17%
 Professional school degree 312 3%
 Doctorate degree 498 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,602 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 913 12.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 632 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20723

ZIP Code 20723 is in the Howard County Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20723.

Forest Ridge Elementary
9550 Gorman Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Hammond Elementary
8110 Aladdin Dr
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Hammond Middle School
8100 Aladdin Dr
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Laurel Woods Elementary
9250 North Laurel Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Murray Hill Middle School
9989 Winter Sun Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Gorman Crossing Elementary
9999 Winter Sun Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Julia Brown Montessori Schools
9450 Madison Ave
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phillips School - Laurel
8920 Whiskey Bottom Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
High Road Academy
9705 Washington Blvd N
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Chesapeake Speech
8920 Whiskey Bottom Rd
Laurel, MD 20723
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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