20748 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 20748: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Temple Hills, MD 20748

Acceptable Alternative
Camp Springs, MD 20748
Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748
Hillcrest Hts, MD 20748
Marlow Heights, MD 20748
Marlow Hgts, MD 20748

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.816, Longitude -76.94
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 997
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,363
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,998
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,365

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Database updated: April 1, 2024, Maps updated: May 1, 2024.


Temple Hills, MD 20748 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 40,425 (100%)
Population in Households 40,321 (99.7%)
Population in Families 31,517 (78.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 104 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 4,325
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $76,383
Average Household Income $98,168
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $38,986
Wealth Index5 85
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (47.4)


Total HU (Housing Units) 16,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,997 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,055 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 815 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $358,840
Average Home Value $394,773
Housing Affordability Index3 82


Total Households 16,052
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 9,749
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 0.45% 0.04%
Households 0.49% 0.20%
Families   0.16%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
Owner Occupied HU   0.70%

Temple Hills, MD 20748 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20748 to the other 458 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 43 91st
Population Density # 56 88th
Median Household Income # 327 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 121 26th
Per Capita Income # 329 28th
Diversity Index # 217 53rd

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