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ZIP Code 20740

Primary City:College Park, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: College Park
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (5:20pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.00, -76.93
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20740. 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 20740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20740, 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:
College Park, MD
Acceptable:
Berwyn Heights, Berwyn Hts
Unacceptable:
Berwyn, North College Park

Stats and Demographics for the 20740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20740 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 20740 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20740 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,780
Population Density 3,598 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,011
Median Home Value $267,800
Land Area 8.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,332
Median Household Income $61,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 25

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5924614261,2735,4491,483968669645629666580450310219188111108
Female4964063991,1804,3721,185825639556628657505479354268235180189
Total1,0888678252,4539,8212,6681,7931,3081,2011,2571,3231,085929664487423291297

Gender

 Male 15,227 53%
 Female 13,553 47%
Gender

Race

 White 16,898 58.7%
 Black Or African American 4,699 16.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 0.4%
 Asian 3,731 13.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 2,184 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,130 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner69425735995936539397184
Renter2,1381,34450743429219310737
Total2,2071,7691,2421,4291,228732504221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,917 31%
 Single Guardian 1,145 12%
 Singles 2,584 28%
 Singles With Roommate 2,686 29%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,517 81%
 Households with Kids 1,815 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1301021211169697957994778392878781871032677351,544
Female1029011284878788727287789771667987982266901,394
Total2321922332001831841831511661641611891581531601742014931,4252,938

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20740 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 20740 real estate data, the median home value of $267,800 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 20740. Rentals in 20740 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,030 87.0%
 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 3,710 12.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,259 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,021 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,052 46%
 Households Vacant 1,679 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 852 50.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 2.3%
 For Sale Only 116 6.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 2.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 628 37.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 440 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,397 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,490 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,376 29%
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 $61,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20740 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 20740 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 20740 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 20740. 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 7,851 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,463 45%
 No Earnings 6,031 24%
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 7,851 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,463 45%
 No Earnings 6,031 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,527 66.6%
 Public transportation 2,251 15.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,032 14.2%
 Worked at Home 475 3.3%
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 888 12%
 High School Graduate 2,359 31%
 Associate's degree 408 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,831 24%
 Master's degree 1,270 17%
 Professional school degree 389 5%
 Doctorate degree 514 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,571 61.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 712 27.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 293 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20740

ZIP Code 20740 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20740.

Hollywood Elementary
9811 49th Ave
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Paint Branch Elementary
5101 Pierce Ave
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Berwyn Heights Elementary
6200 Pontiac St
Berwyn Heights, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Berwyn Christian School
4700 Cherokee St
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Redeemer School
4903 Berwyn Rd
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
College Park Nursery School
4512 College Ave
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Dr
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Al-Huda School
5301 Edgewood Rd
College Park, MD 20740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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