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ZIP Code 20706

Post Office City:Lanham, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (3:34pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.96, -76.86
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20706

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 20706. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 20706 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Lanham, MD
Acceptable:
Glenarden, Lanham Seabrook, Seabrook

Stats and Demographics for the 20706 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20706 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 20706 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20706 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,692
Population Density 3,735 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,065
Median Home Value $261,700
Land Area 10.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,235
Median Household Income $69,879

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,5341,4552,989
5-91,4941,3312,825
10-141,3711,4332,804
15-191,5021,4052,907
20-241,4151,4692,884
25-291,4041,4322,836
30-341,2081,3882,596
35-391,1591,3132,472
40-441,2011,4322,633
45-491,2621,5352,797
50-541,3181,4772,795
55-591,0651,3832,448
60-648991,0471,946
65-695517251,276
70-74413529942
75-79282424706
80-84179271450
85 Plus119267386

Gender

 Male 18,376 47%
 Female 20,316 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,135 13.3%
 Black Or African American 26,843 69.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 120 0.3%
 Asian 1,578 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 3,953 10.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,038 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2464320384
25-345631,1351,698
35-441,3881,0672,455
45-542,1628773,039
55-641,9575102,467
65-741,1231911,314
75-8461665681
85 Plus17324197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,448 45%
 Single Guardian 3,705 30%
 Singles 2,459 20%
 Singles With Roommate 623 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,039 58%
 Households with Kids 5,196 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1270315585
2293281574
3334300634
4301304605
5300275575
6284272556
7303258561
8318272590
9289254543
10256299555
11273277550
12306266572
13244289533
14292302594
15275270545
16302306608
17329312641
18300256556
19296261557
20284279563

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20706 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20706 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 20706 real estate data, the median home value of $261,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20706 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20706 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20706 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,323 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 7 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 109 0.3%
 Other Institutional 88 0.2%
 College Student Housing 68 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 85 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,903 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,143 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,189 32%
 Households Vacant 830 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 342 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 197 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 249 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 105 3%
 1 Bedroom 995 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,638 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,336 33%
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 $69,879 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20706 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20706 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 20706 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20706 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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.

For more information, see Seabrook, MD poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,091 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,413 22%
 No Earnings 8,745 30%
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 14,091 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,413 22%
 No Earnings 8,745 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,972 81.8%
 Public transportation 2,638 14.4%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 361 2.0%
 Worked at Home 305 1.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 4,026 17%
 High School Graduate 12,077 51%
 Associate's degree 1,476 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,672 16%
 Master's degree 1,826 8%
 Professional school degree 248 1%
 Doctorate degree 343 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,000 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 853 9.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,024 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20706

ZIP Code 20706 is in the following school districts: Prince George'S County Public Schools and Private. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20706.

Catherine T. Reed Elementary
9501 Greenbelt Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Gaywood Elementary
6701 97th Ave
Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Glenarden Woods Elementary
7801 Glenarden Pkwy
Glenarden, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
James Mchenry Elementary
8909 McHenry Ln
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Magnolia Elementary
8400 Nightingale Dr
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Judge Sylvania W. Woods Senior Elementary
3000 Church St
Glenarden, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Seabrook Elementary
6001 Seabrook Rd
Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Thomas Johnson Middle School
5401 Barker Pl
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Dora Kennedy French Immersion
9850 Good Luck Road
Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Robert Goddard Montessori
9850 Good Luck Rd
Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Turning Point Academy Public Charter
7800 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Duval High School
9880 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
The Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle
9473 Annapolis Rd
Lanham Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lanham Christian School
8400 Good Luck Rd
Lanham Seabrook, MD 20706
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Genesis Christian Day School
3409 Brightseat Rd
Glenarden, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seabrook Aventist Early Learning Center
8888 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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