Fulton, MD 20759 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20759: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fulton, MD 20759

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 249
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,834
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.153, Longitude -76.931
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fulton, MD 20759 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,616
Population in Households 4,609
Population in Familes 4,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 906
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,533
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 1,299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,393 (87.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $745,192
Average Home Value $764,088


Median Household Income $160,843
Average Household Income $220,688
Per Capita Income $73,349
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 9.59% 3.95%
Households 9.92% 3.89%
Families 9.88% 3.85%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Fulton, MD 20759 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20759 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 # 244 47th
Population Density1 # 162 65th
Diversity Index2 # 112 76th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.