Zip Code 20712 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMount Rainier
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:9031
Racial Majority:African American 47.18%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 62.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.3%
Median Household Income$42159
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46260
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time35.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range75 - 75 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.94274500, -76.96503400

Zip Code 20712 Description

Zip Code 20712 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20712 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20712 is MOUNT RAINIER, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20712 are contained within or border the city limits of Mount Rainier, MD, Chillum, MD, Brentwood, MD, Washington, DC, Hyattsville, MD, and Cottage City, MD. Zip code 20712 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20712 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20712 is 7.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20712 decreased to 9031 from 9067 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20712 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20712 public schools is Hispanic. 90.7% of students in 20712 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1118 12.42% 1112 +1%
 Black Or African American 4246 47.18% 4630 -8%
 Hispanic 3227 35.86% 2890 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 27 -100%
 Asian 93 1.03% 197 -53%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 36 0.41% 36 +3%
 Two Or More Races 137 3.1% 137 +104%

Zip Code 20712 Race/Ethnicity

 White 5.8%
 Black Or African American 28.7%
 Hispanic 62.9%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 20712 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population90319067
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households3656
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
90.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$42159
Income Under $50K Per Year61.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.50%
20712 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$205472
Average Real Estate Sale Price$160509
Current Unemployment Level 7.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20712 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273443536267655846372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758388867969574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.462.853.833.254.463.694.253.954.123.453.343.343.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20712
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Woodridge - Fort Lincoln
Michigan Park