Hyattsville, MD 20781 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 20781: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hyattsville, MD 20781

Not Acceptable, USPS
Avondale, MD 20781
Cheverly, MD 20781
Edmonston, MD 20781
Rogers Heights, MD 20781
Tuxedo, MD 20781

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince Georges County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.941, Longitude -76.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 712
  • PO Box Addresses: 160
  • Residential Addresses: 4,587
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,723
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,864

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

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Hyattsville, MD 20781 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,337
Daytime Population: Workers 8,377
Daytime Population: Residents 5,330
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,707
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 12,277
Population in Familes 9,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 5,429
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $67,774
Average Household Income $80,765
Per Capita Income $26,606


Total Housing Units 4,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,120 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,917 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $273,684
Average Home Value $287,712


Total Households 4,037
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 2,518
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.91% 0.69%
Households 0.74% 0.58%
Families 0.55% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Hyattsville, MD 20781 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20781 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 # 167 64th
Population Density # 38 92nd
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 271 41st
Per Capita Income # 369 19th

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