20746 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 20746: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Suitland, MD 20746

Acceptable Alternative
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Hillcrest Hgts, MD 20746
Hillcrest Hts, MD 20746
Morningside, MD 20746

Not Acceptable, USPS
Marlow Heights, MD 20746
Silver Hill, MD 20746

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.837, Longitude -76.919
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 531
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,137
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,718
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,419

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2022, Maps updated: May 5, 2022.


Suitland, MD 20746 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 29,533 (100%)
Population in Households 29,404 (99.6%)
Population in Families 22,409 (75.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 129 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 3,919
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $69,842
Average Household Income $84,144
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $33,652
Wealth Index5 67


Total HU (Housing Units) 12,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,185 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,623 (51.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,121 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $258,441
Average Home Value $275,063
Housing Affordability Index3 148


Total Households 11,808
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 7,141
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.3% 0.14%
Households 0.31% 0.1%
Families 0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
Owner Occupied HU   1.0%

Suitland, MD 20746 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20746 to the other 458 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 82 82nd
Population Density # 59 87th
Median Household Income # 332 28th
Housing Affordability Index # 221 48th
Per Capita Income # 331 28th
Diversity Index # 213 54th

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