Bowie, MD 20716 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20716: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowie, MD 20716

Acceptable Alternative
Mitchellville, MD 20716

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

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 460
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,933
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,987
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.925, Longitude -76.715
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bowie, MD 20716 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 20,925
Population in Households 20,764
Population in Familes 16,749
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 1,951
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 8,159
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 5,231
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,736 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,423 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 436 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $276,100
Average Home Value $305,479


Median Household Income $91,602
Average Household Income $110,305
Per Capita Income $43,144
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.39%
Households 0.23% 0.39%
Families 0.01% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Bowie, MD 20716 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20716 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 # 116 74th
Population Density1 # 107 76th
Diversity Index2 # 81 82nd
Median Household Income # 148 67th
Per Capita Income # 134 70th

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