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ZIP Code 20724

Primary City:Laurel, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Laurel
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.08, -76.79
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20724

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20724. 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 20724. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20724, 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:
Maryland City, Md City, Russett

Stats and Demographics for the 20724 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20724 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 20724 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20724 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,093
Population Density 2,008 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,615
Median Home Value $288,600
Land Area 8.02 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,285
Median Household Income $89,215

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male700528467467487771743667610667486391281154120704019
Female657491475453522809882797693701573453332222167895851
Total1,3571,0199429201,0091,5801,6251,4641,3031,3681,0598446133762871599870

Gender

 Male 7,668 48%
 Female 8,425 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,272 39.0%
 Black Or African American 6,772 42.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 1,333 8.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 1,005 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 663 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner356659751,03668030613731
Renter188858636427211701911
Total2231,5231,6111,46389137615642

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,571 41%
 Single Guardian 1,366 22%
 Singles 1,831 29%
 Singles With Roommate 517 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,061 65%
 Households with Kids 2,224 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1291401451271259999101104831099286979710798798692
Female1291271201381201058510081122939177928710389858986
Total258267265265245204184201185205202183163189184210187164175178

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20724 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20724 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 20724 real estate data, the median home value of $288,600 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 20724. Rentals in 20724 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20724 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,015 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 78 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,373 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 492 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,420 37%
 Households Vacant 330 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 175 53.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 3.3%
 For Sale Only 60 18.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 4.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 18.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 1%
 1 Bedroom 726 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,244 46%
 3+ Bedroom 686 26%
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 $89,215 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20724 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. Residents in ZIP code 20724 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 20724. 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 7,468 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,859 23%
 No Earnings 2,262 18%
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 7,468 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,859 23%
 No Earnings 2,262 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,150 89%
 Public transportation 648 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 110 1%
 Worked at Home 242 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 659 12%
 High School Graduate 2,342 41%
 Associate's degree 514 9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,132 20%
 Master's degree 862 15%
 Professional school degree 52 1%
 Doctorate degree 94 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,004 60%
 Enrolled in Private School 850 26%
 Not Enrolled in School 479 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20724

ZIP Code 20724 is in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20724.

Brock Bridge Elementary
405 Brock Bridge Rd
Laurel, MD 20724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Maryland City Elementary
3359 Crumpton South
Laurel, MD 20724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Maya Angelou Academy at New Beginnings Formerly Oa
3201 Oak Hill Dr
Laurel, MD 20724
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dyrs School District

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