Zip Code 20708 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLaurel
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:25546
Racial Majority:African American 61.88%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 63.1%
Unemployment Rate:9.0%
Median Household Income$62809
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55340
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time32.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range108 - 190 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.04593100, -76.82816600

Zip Code 20708 Description

Zip Code 20708 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20708 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20708 is LAUREL, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20708 are contained within or border the city limits of South Laurel, MD, Laurel, MD, Glenn Dale, MD, and Maryland City, MD. Zip code 20708 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20708 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20708 is 9.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20708 increased to 25546 from 25062 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20708 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20708 public schools is Black. 70.5% of students in 20708 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4580 18.05% 4874 -6%
 Black Or African American 15701 61.88% 15394 +2%
 Hispanic 2926 11.53% 3274 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 57 -100%
 Asian 1524 6.01% 1146 +33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 84 0.3% 84 -10%
 Two Or More Races 710 2.24% 710 -20%

Zip Code 20708 Race/Ethnicity

 White 4.4%
 Black Or African American 63.1%
 Hispanic 26.6%
 Asian 3.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 20708 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2554625062
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households9933
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
70.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$62809
Income Under $50K Per Year37.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.60%
20708 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$249107
Average Real Estate Sale Price$216896
Current Unemployment Level 9.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20708 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166655845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.873.963.374.563.714.073.84.243.523.563.4244.51
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20708
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours