Cheltenham, MD 20623 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20623: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cheltenham, MD 20623

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 953
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.746, Longitude -76.83
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cheltenham, MD 20623 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,924
Population in Households 2,922
Population in Familes 2,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 957
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 899
Average Household Size 3.25
Family Households 758
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 836 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $345,098
Average Home Value $357,057


Median Household Income $137,713
Average Household Income $161,333
Per Capita Income $49,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.9%
Households 0.32% 0.68%
Families 0.26% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cheltenham, MD 20623 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20623 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 281 38th
Population Density1 # 159 65th
Diversity Index2 # 226 50th
Median Household Income # 24 95th
Per Capita Income # 72 84th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.