Zip Code 20721 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBowie
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:27016
Racial Majority:African American 85.41%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 90.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$121249
Average Adjusted Gross Income$91700
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time35.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range118 - 151 ft.
Area16 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.92099200, -76.78833900

Zip Code 20721 Description

Zip Code 20721 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20721 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20721 is BOWIE, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20721 are contained within or border the city limits of Woodmore, MD, Mitchellville, MD, Lake Arbor, MD, Bowie, MD, Kettering, MD, Greater Upper Marlboro, MD, and Springdale, MD. Zip code 20721 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20721 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20721 is 7.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20721 increased to 27016 from 22412 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20721 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20721 public schools is Black. 48.1% of students in 20721 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2081 7.47% 1667 +25%
 Black Or African American 23783 85.41% 23354 +2%
 Hispanic 633 2.27% 752 -16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.34% 49 +96%
 Asian 679 2.44% 605 +12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 46 0.29% 46 +76%
 Two Or More Races 539 1.77% 539 -8%

Zip Code 20721 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.6%
 Black Or African American 90.6%
 Hispanic 3.8%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.7%

Zip Code 20721 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2701622412
Male Population46.30%
Female Population53.70%
Total Households9187
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$121249
Income Under $50K Per Year7.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year64.90%
20721 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$337540
Average Real Estate Sale Price$328086
Current Unemployment Level 7.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20721 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065645744352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758387867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.472.793.863.344.473.764.153.974.073.593.363.2644.1
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20721
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours