Hyattsville, MD 20781 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 20781: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hyattsville, MD 20781

Not Acceptable, USPS
Avondale, MD 20781
Cheverly, MD 20781
Edmonston, MD 20781
Rogers Heights, MD 20781
Tuxedo, MD 20781

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 710
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,865
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,723
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.941, Longitude -76.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hyattsville, MD 20781 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,617
Population in Households 12,556
Population in Familes 9,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 5,344
Diversity Index2 90


Total Households 4,151
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,590
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,176 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,975 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $257,667
Average Home Value $278,493


Median Household Income $66,196
Average Household Income $79,883
Per Capita Income $26,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.07%
Households 0.96% 0.95%
Families 0.72% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Hyattsville, MD 20781 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20781 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 # 164 64th
Population Density1 # 39 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 264 42nd
Per Capita Income # 357 22nd

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