Laurel, MD 20723 ZIP Code Profile

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Scaggsville, MD

ZIP Code 20723: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MD 20723

Acceptable Alternative
Scaggsville, MD 20723

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.134, Longitude -76.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 350
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,568
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 670
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,898

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

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Laurel, MD 20723 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,617
Daytime Population: Workers 17,266
Daytime Population: Residents 14,458
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,724
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 33,610
Population in Familes 29,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 2,589
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $110,597
Average Household Income $135,608
Per Capita Income $45,990


Total Housing Units 11,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,006 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,393 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 458 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $419,238
Average Home Value $446,384


Total Households 11,399
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 8,536
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 2.06% 1.87%
Households 1.81% 1.75%
Families 1.71% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Laurel, MD 20723 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20723 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 # 65 86th
Population Density # 95 79th
Diversity Index # 35 93rd
Median Household Income # 67 86th
Per Capita Income # 104 77th

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