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ZIP Code 20708

Primary City:Laurel, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (5:45pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.04, -76.81
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20708

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20708. 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 20708. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20708, 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:
Montpelier

Stats and Demographics for the 20708 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20708 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 20708 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20708 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,546
Population Density 1,825 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,733
Median Home Value $308,100
Land Area 13.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,933
Median Household Income $60,754

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,1171,0332,150
5-99239361,859
10-148038321,635
15-198147461,560
20-249781,1122,090
25-291,1211,3952,516
30-349921,2032,195
35-399661,1172,083
40-449129811,893
45-498829711,853
50-547548341,588
55-595486841,232
60-644525641,016
65-69301343644
70-74206279485
75-79128216344
80-8484130214
85 Plus53136189

Gender

 Male 12,034 47%
 Female 13,512 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,016 23.5%
 Black Or African American 15,690 61.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.3%
 Asian 1,159 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 1,620 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 968 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2421601622
25-343262,1062,432
35-447921,5132,305
45-549891,1322,121
55-648045371,341
65-74434245679
75-84205126331
85 Plus5943102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,501 35%
 Single Guardian 2,578 26%
 Singles 3,061 31%
 Singles With Roommate 793 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,293 63%
 Households with Kids 3,640 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1222223445
2217194411
3241187428
4190219409
5198203401
6190192382
7191207398
8152181333
9192153345
10155192347
11158174332
12183154337
13157168325
14150144294
15173163336
16170153323
17149160309
18153144297
19169126295
20168176344

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20708 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20708 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 20708 real estate data, the median home value of $308,100 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 20708. Rentals in 20708 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 20708 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,231 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 167 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 110 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,082 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 548 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,303 59%
 Households Vacant 800 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 572 71.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.9%
 For Sale Only 97 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 1.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 103 12.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,324 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,790 46%
 3+ Bedroom 942 15%
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 $60,754 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20708 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. Residents in ZIP code 20708 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 20708. 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 10,189 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,677 24%
 No Earnings 4,291 22%
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 10,189 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,677 24%
 No Earnings 4,291 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,637 86.5%
 Public transportation 1,258 9.4%
 Taxicab 35 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 194 1.4%
 Worked at Home 328 2.4%
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 898 12%
 High School Graduate 3,534 47%
 Associate's degree 478 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,552 21%
 Master's degree 729 10%
 Professional school degree 191 3%
 Doctorate degree 91 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,233 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 702 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 515 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20708

ZIP Code 20708 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20708.

Deerfield Run Elementary
13000 Laurelbowie Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School
13725 Briarwood Dr
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
James H. Harrison Elementary
13200 Larchdale Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Montpelier Elementary
9200 Muirkirk Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Oaklands Elementary
13710 Laurel Bowie Rd
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Kiddies Kollege Christian Center
9292 Cherry Ln
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Baptist Christian School
12700 Claxton Dr
Laurel, MD 20708
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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