Mount Rainier, MD 20712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Rainier, MD 20712

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mt Rainier, MD 20712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.943, Longitude -76.965
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 183
  • PO Box Addresses: 108
  • Residential Addresses: 3,949
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,694
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,255

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 20712 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 20712 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Maryland Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Mount Rainier, MD 20712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,369
Population in Households 8,354
Population in Familes 5,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 12,840
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $53,234
Average Household Income $69,178
Per Capita Income $27,875


Total Housing Units 3,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 878 (24.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,486 (68.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $303,497
Average Home Value $316,970


Total Households 3,364
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,749
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.15% 0.16%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.29% -0.15%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Mount Rainier, MD 20712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20712 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 # 198 56th
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 374 17th
Per Capita Income # 353 21st

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