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: 118
  • Residential Addresses: 3,933
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,683
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,250

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

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Mount Rainier, MD 20712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,423
Daytime Population: Workers 951
Daytime Population: Residents 3,349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,300
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.51
Population in Households 8,407
Population in Familes 5,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 12,243
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $51,112
Average Household Income $64,636
Per Capita Income $26,120


Total Housing Units 3,697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 871 (23.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,524 (68.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $298,939
Average Home Value $313,232


Total Households 3,395
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,769
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 0.26% 0.27%
Households -0.01% 0.07%
Families -0.18% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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

The table below compares 20712 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 # 193 58th
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 387 15th
Per Capita Income # 377 18th

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