Zip Code 20723 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLaurel
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:28972
Racial Majority:White 45%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 35.6%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$87983
Average Adjusted Gross Income$93700
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time33.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range220 - 354 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.13636900, -76.86662300

Zip Code 20723 Description

Zip Code 20723 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 20723 is primarily located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 20723 is LAUREL, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20723 are contained within or border the city limits of North Laurel, MD, Savage-Guilford, MD, Laurel, MD, Columbia, MD, Burtonsville, MD, Maryland City, MD, and West Laurel, MD. Zip code 20723 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20723 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20723 is 8.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 20723 increased to 28972 from 24079 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20723 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20723 public schools is Black. 25.7% of students in 20723 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13971 45% 13767 +1%
 Black Or African American 8543 27.51% 7563 +13%
 Hispanic 1880 6.05% 2368 -21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.36% 64 +73%
 Asian 4985 16.06% 4139 +20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.03% 12 -25%
 Other Race 85 0.17% 85 -39%
 Two Or More Races 974 4.82% 974 +54%

Zip Code 20723 Race/Ethnicity

 White 29.3%
 Black Or African American 35.6%
 Hispanic 11.8%
 Asian 16.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 6.9%

Zip Code 20723 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2897224079
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households10014
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$87983
Income Under $50K Per Year19.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year42.80%
20723 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
Maryland District 2Dutch RuppersbergerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$490797
Average Real Estate Sale Price$412327
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20723 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166655845372845
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758388867968574666
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.944.053.424.643.784.033.734.273.553.833.4745.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type20723
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours