Suitland, MD 20746 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Suitland, MD 20746

Acceptable Alternative
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Hillcrest Hgts, MD 20746
Hillcrest Hts, MD 20746
Morningside, MD 20746

Not Acceptable, USPS
Marlow Heights, MD 20746
Silver Hill, MD 20746

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 520
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,982
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,121
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.837, Longitude -76.919
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Suitland, MD 20746 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20746 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 # 87 80th
Population Density1 # 61 86th
Diversity Index2 # 213 52nd
Median Household Income # 322 27th
Per Capita Income # 331 25th

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Suitland, MD 20746 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 27,769
Population in Households 27,643
Population in Familes 21,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 3,903
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 11,130
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 6,784
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,308 (35.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,822 (55.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,111 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $183,544
Average Home Value $209,883


Median Household Income $55,376
Average Household Income $66,963
Per Capita Income $26,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% 0.34%
Households -0.07% 0.33%
Families -0.35% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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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