Laurel, MD 20708 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MD 20708

Acceptable Alternative
Montpelier, MD 20708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 240
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,755
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,185
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.061, Longitude -76.851
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Laurel, MD 20708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,756
Population in Households 25,437
Population in Familes 19,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density1 1,648
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 9,878
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 5,959
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,248 (30.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,630 (61.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 830 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $326,493
Average Home Value $336,099


Median Household Income $64,771
Average Household Income $81,414
Per Capita Income $31,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.64%
Households 0.01% 0.47%
Families -0.24% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Laurel, MD 20708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20708 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 # 99 78th
Population Density1 # 124 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 44 91st
Median Household Income # 273 40th
Per Capita Income # 271 41st

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