Prince Frederick, MD 20678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Acceptable Alternative
Dares Beach, MD 20678
Prnc Frederck, MD 20678

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pr Frederick, MD 20678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 775
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,847
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 189
  • County: Calvert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.532, Longitude -76.587
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,127
Population in Households 11,718
Population in Familes 9,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 282
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 4,256
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,012 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,244 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $364,883
Average Home Value $418,634


Median Household Income $78,896
Average Household Income $96,001
Per Capita Income $34,922
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 1.16%
Households 1.64% 1.22%
Families 1.51% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Prince Frederick, MD 20678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20678 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 # 166 64th
Population Density1 # 259 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 154 66th
Median Household Income # 202 56th
Per Capita Income # 227 50th

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