Beltsville, MD 20705 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20705: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beltsville, MD 20705

Acceptable Alternative
Calverton, MD 20705

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.045, Longitude -76.906
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 20705 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Montgomery, Prince Georges).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,252
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,623
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,062
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,561

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Beltsville, MD 20705 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 28,604
Population in Households 28,282
Population in Familes 22,869
Population in Group Qrtrs 322
Population Density1 1,588
Diversity Index2 85


Median Household Income $84,175
Average Household Income $100,581
Per Capita Income $32,761


Total Housing Units 9,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,565 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,635 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $331,809
Average Home Value $359,299


Total Households 9,200
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 6,287
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.15% 0.61%
Households 0.79% 0.4%
Families 0.75% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Beltsville, MD 20705 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20705 to the other 448 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 88 81st
Population Density # 128 72nd
Diversity Index # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 197 56th
Per Capita Income # 282 37th

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