Burtonsville, MD 20866 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20866: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Burtonsville, MD 20866

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 343
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,286
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 496
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.098, Longitude -76.936
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Burtonsville, MD 20866 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,935
Population in Households 13,787
Population in Familes 12,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 1,645
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 4,587
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 3,505
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,736 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,277 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,310 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $347,794
Average Home Value $401,305


Median Household Income $90,045
Average Household Income $115,765
Per Capita Income $38,494
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.14%
Households 0.62% 0.98%
Families 0.54% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Burtonsville, MD 20866 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20866 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 # 156 66th
Population Density1 # 125 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 33 93rd
Median Household Income # 156 66th
Per Capita Income # 184 60th

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