College Park, MD 20740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
College Park, MD 20740

Acceptable Alternative
Berwyn Heights, MD 20740
Berwyn Hts, MD 20740

Not Acceptable, USPS
Berwyn, MD 20740
North College Park, MD 20740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.999, Longitude -76.929
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 764
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,751
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,140
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,611

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

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College Park, MD 20740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,685
Daytime Population: Workers 11,637
Daytime Population: Residents 13,109
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 24,664
Population in Familes 13,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,021
Population Density2 3,884
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $67,467
Average Household Income $85,513
Per Capita Income $29,954


Total Housing Units 10,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,455 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,789 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,656 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $301,136
Average Home Value $318,300


Total Households 9,244
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 4,252
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 0.78% 0.57%
Households 0.47% 0.43%
Families 0.17% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

College Park, MD 20740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20740 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 # 90 80th
Population Density # 64 86th
Diversity Index # 26 95th
Median Household Income # 273 40th
Per Capita Income # 310 32nd

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