Laurel, MD 20708 ZIP Code Profile

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Laurel, MD | Montpelier, MD

ZIP Code 20708: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MD 20708

Acceptable Alternative
Montpelier, MD 20708

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.061, Longitude -76.851
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 233
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,945
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,189
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,756

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Laurel, MD 20708 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,667
Daytime Population: Workers 4,377
Daytime Population: Residents 11,377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,754
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 25,353
Population in Familes 19,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 314
Population Density2 1,685
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $65,240
Average Household Income $83,736
Per Capita Income $32,464


Total Housing Units 10,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,259 (30.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,555 (62.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 763 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $336,018
Average Home Value $344,247


Total Households 9,814
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 5,907
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.39% 0.56%
Households 0.18% 0.4%
Families -0.07% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Laurel, MD 20708 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20708 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 100 78th
Population Density # 126 73rd
Diversity Index # 45 90th
Median Household Income # 283 38th
Per Capita Income # 276 40th

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