Zip Code 20724 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLaurel
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Anne Arundel
Secondary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:16093
Racial Majority:White 33.6%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 41.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$79425
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63450
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range171 - 200 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.10073000, -76.80436800

Zip Code 20724 Description

Zip Code 20724 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 20724 is primarily located in Anne Arundel County. Portions of 20724 are also located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20724 is LAUREL, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20724 are contained within or border the city limits of Maryland City, MD, South Laurel, MD, Fort Meade, MD, North Laurel, MD, Jessup, MD, and Laurel, MD. Zip code 20724 is within area code 301, area code 240 and area code 443. 20724 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20724 is 5.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20724 increased to 16093 from 13032 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20724 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20724 public schools is Black. 51.2% of students in 20724 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5712 33.6% 5436 +5%
 Black Or African American 8017 47.16% 6626 +21%
 Hispanic 2047 12.04% 2151 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 35 -100%
 Asian 799 4.7% 1321 -40%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 8 -100%
 Other Race 35 0% 35 -100%
 Two Or More Races 481 2.5% 481 -12%

Zip Code 20724 Race/Ethnicity

 White 13.9%
 Black Or African American 41.3%
 Hispanic 28.2%
 Asian 8.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.6%

Zip Code 20724 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1609313032
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households6285
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$79425
Income Under $50K Per Year19.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year44.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year36.10%
20724 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
Maryland District 2Dutch RuppersbergerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$249067
Average Real Estate Sale Price$260271
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.5%
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 20724 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166655845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.873.963.374.563.714.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type20724
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours