Hyattsville, MD 20782 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 20782: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hyattsville, MD 20782

Acceptable Alternative
Chillum, MD 20782
University Pa, MD 20782
University Park, MD 20782
W Hyattsville, MD 20782
West Hyattsville, MD 20782

Not Acceptable, USPS
Avondale, MD 20782
Green Meadow, MD 20782
Lewisdale, MD 20782
Prince Georges Metro Ctr, MD 20782

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 635
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,313
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,711
  • County: Prince George's County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.965, Longitude -76.965
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hyattsville, MD 20782 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,841
Population in Households 32,158
Population in Familes 23,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 683
Population Density1 7,937
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 11,325
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 6,774
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,530 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,795 (55.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 929 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $282,021
Average Home Value $305,364


Median Household Income $58,419
Average Household Income $77,497
Per Capita Income $27,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.91%
Households 0.6% 0.72%
Families 0.44% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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 20782 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20782 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 # 66 86th
Population Density1 # 18 96th
Diversity Index2 # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 322 29th
Per Capita Income # 343 25th

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