Zip Code 20720 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBowie
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:21031
Racial Majority:African American 60.22%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 72%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$106063
Average Adjusted Gross Income$92700
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time35.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range115 - 177 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.98611600, -76.78146700

Zip Code 20720 Description

Zip Code 20720 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20720 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20720 is BOWIE, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20720 are contained within or border the city limits of Woodmore, MD, Glenn Dale, MD, Bowie, MD, Mitchellville, MD, and Lanham-Seabrook, MD. Zip code 20720 is within area code 301, area code 240 and area code 410. 20720 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20720 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20720 increased to 21031 from 14713 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20720 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20720 public schools is Black. 42.1% of students in 20720 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4806 21.75% 4207 +14%
 Black Or African American 13307 60.22% 13522 -2%
 Hispanic 1106 5.01% 1182 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 62 -100%
 Asian 2092 9.47% 1479 +41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 37 0.05% 37 -73%
 Two Or More Races 541 3.51% 541 +43%

Zip Code 20720 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.3%
 Black Or African American 72%
 Hispanic 13.9%
 Asian 3.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 20720 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2103114713
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households6932
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$106063
Income Under $50K Per Year10.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year54.70%
20720 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$294503
Average Real Estate Sale Price$342530
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.4%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 20720 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24253341516065645744362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465565758387867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.823.883.364.583.724.143.994.133.553.43.3244.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20720
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours