Laurel, MD 20724 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20724: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Laurel, MD 20724

Acceptable Alternative
Maryland City, MD 20724
Md City, MD 20724
Russett, MD 20724

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.091, Longitude -76.819
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 199
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,757
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,721
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,036

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

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Laurel, MD 20724 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,421
Daytime Population: Workers 9,240
Daytime Population: Residents 7,230
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,470
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 17,341
Population in Familes 13,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 2,171
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $98,017
Average Household Income $105,957
Per Capita Income $41,009


Total Housing Units 7,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,940 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,775 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $319,877
Average Home Value $313,985


Total Households 6,715
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,147
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 1.1% 1.04%
Households 0.92% 0.95%
Families 0.72% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Laurel, MD 20724 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20724 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 # 133 71st
Population Density # 108 77th
Diversity Index # 28 94th
Median Household Income # 133 71st
Per Capita Income # 169 63rd

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