Lanham, MD 20706 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20706: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lanham, MD 20706

Acceptable Alternative
Glenarden, MD 20706
Lanham Seabrook, MD 20706
Seabrook, MD 20706

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,137
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,649
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,212
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.963, Longitude -76.854
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lanham, MD 20706 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,925
Daytime Population: Workers 20,185
Daytime Population: Residents 21,132
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,317
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 40,582
Population in Familes 34,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 343
Population Density2 4,120
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $75,145
Average Household Income $88,715
Per Capita Income $28,133


Total Housing Units 14,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,389 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,448 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,195 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $284,458
Average Home Value $305,948


Total Households 12,837
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 9,337
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% 0.4%
Households 0.01% 0.23%
Families -0.11% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Lanham, MD 20706 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20706 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 37 92nd
Population Density # 60 87th
Diversity Index # 43 91st
Median Household Income # 236 48th
Per Capita Income # 342 25th

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