Jessup, MD 20794 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 20794: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jessup, MD 20794

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.155, Longitude -76.811
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 20794 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Anne Arundel, Howard).

  • Businesses Addresses: 795
  • PO Box Addresses: 316
  • Residential Addresses: 4,031
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 793
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,238

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 20794 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 20794 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Maryland Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Jessup, MD 20794 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,145
Population in Households 11,583
Population in Familes 9,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,562
Population Density2 1,640
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $97,185
Average Household Income $107,032
Per Capita Income $27,332


Total Housing Units 4,224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,567 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,481 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $324,170
Average Home Value $333,015


Total Households 4,048
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 2,729
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.8% 1.6%
Households 2.66% 2.21%
Families 2.45% 2.07%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Jessup, MD 20794 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20794 to the other 448 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 136 70th
Population Density # 126 72nd
Diversity Index # 59 87th
Median Household Income # 156 65th
Per Capita Income # 360 20th

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