Fort Washington, MD 20744 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20744: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Acceptable Alternative
Ft Washington, MD 20744

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.753, Longitude -76.982
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 493
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,532
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,279
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,253

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

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Fort Washington, MD 20744 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,661
Daytime Population: Workers 8,559
Daytime Population: Residents 25,467
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,026
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 52,441
Population in Familes 43,987
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 2,076
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $94,364
Average Household Income $113,635
Per Capita Income $40,207


Total Housing Units 19,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,035 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,527 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,243 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $336,525
Average Home Value $370,837


Total Households 18,562
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 13,293
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 0.56% 0.85%
Households 0.41% 0.72%
Families 0.28% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Fort Washington, MD 20744 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20744 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 # 15 97th
Population Density # 109 76th
Diversity Index # 128 72nd
Median Household Income # 149 68th
Per Capita Income # 177 61st

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