Bowie, MD 20716 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowie, MD 20716

Acceptable Alternative
Mitchellville, MD 20716

Not Acceptable, USPS
S Bowie, MD 20716
South Bowie, MD 20716

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 450
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,930
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,988
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.925, Longitude -76.715
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Bowie, MD 20716 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20716 to the other 441 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 122 73rd
Population Density1 # 117 74th
Diversity Index2 # 75 83rd
Median Household Income # 154 65th
Per Capita Income # 130 71st

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Bowie, MD 20716 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 20,594
Population in Households 20,431
Population in Familes 16,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density1 1,796
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 8,024
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 5,142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,690 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,334 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $254,059
Average Home Value $279,055


Median Household Income $93,090
Average Household Income $108,461
Per Capita Income $42,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% 0.26%
Households -0.11% 0.25%
Families -0.38% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

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