Beltsville, MD 20705 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20705: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beltsville, MD 20705

Acceptable Alternative
Calverton, MD 20705

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,193
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,235
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,004
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.045, Longitude -76.906
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 20705 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Montgomery, Prince Georges).

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Beltsville, MD 20705 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 25,320
Population in Households 25,015
Population in Familes 19,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 305
Population Density1 1,613
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 8,397
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 5,672
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 8,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,988 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,409 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 562 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $286,689
Average Home Value $309,072


Median Household Income $75,330
Average Household Income $89,887
Per Capita Income $30,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.53%
Households 0.29% 0.48%
Families 0.1% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Beltsville, MD 20705 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20705 to the other 440 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 96 78th
Population Density1 # 126 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 224 49th
Per Capita Income # 293 34th

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