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ZIP Code 20742

Primary City:College Park, MD (View All Cities)
Organization:University Of Maryland
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (2:43pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.99, -76.94
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20742

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20742. 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 20742. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20742, 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
Unacceptable:
University Of Maryland

Stats and Demographics for the 20742 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20742 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 20742 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 families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20742 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,808
Population Density 10,539 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1
Land Area 0.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 19Male Median Age: 19Female Median Age: 19

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male0003,1109926000000000000
Female0002,94374115100000000000
Total0006,0531,73321100000000000

Gender

 Male 4,108 53%
 Female 3,700 47%
Gender

Race

 White 5,161 66.1%
 Black Or African American 896 11.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 1,273 16.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 232 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 233 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00000000
Renter01000000
Total01000000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1 100%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 0 0%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1 100%
 Households with Kids 0 0%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male0000000000000000201,2531,837722
Female000000000000000071,3841,552553
Total0000000000000000272,6373,3891,275

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20742 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2 0.0%
 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 7,806 100.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 1 100%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 20742 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 20742 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 20742 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 20742 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 83 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,166 72%
 No Earnings 2,334 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 83 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,166 72%
 No Earnings 2,334 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 459 22%
 Public transportation 82 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,262 60%
 Worked at Home 312 15%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 316 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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