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: 766
  • PO Box Addresses: 341
  • Residential Addresses: 3,932
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 752
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,180

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Jessup, MD 20794 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,603
Daytime Population: Workers 26,071
Daytime Population: Residents 5,157
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,228
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.00
Population in Households 10,835
Population in Familes 8,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,768
Population Density2 1,463
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $90,420
Average Household Income $101,959
Per Capita Income $27,647


Total Housing Units 3,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,667 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,199 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $322,590
Average Home Value $321,269


Total Households 3,866
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 2,613
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 1.26% 1.39%
Households 1.95% 1.87%
Families 1.74% 1.72%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Jessup, MD 20794 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20794 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 # 146 68th
Population Density # 135 71st
Diversity Index # 54 88th
Median Household Income # 160 65th
Per Capita Income # 354 23rd

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