Zip Code 20740 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCollege Park
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Alternate Zip Code NamesBERWYN HEIGHTS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBERWYN
Current Population:28780
Racial Majority:White 51.49%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 50.9%
Unemployment Rate:8.6%
Median Household Income$61393
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55190
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time28 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range92 - 167 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.99788800, -76.92646400

Zip Code 20740 Description

Zip Code 20740 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20740 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20740 is COLLEGE PARK, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20740 are contained within or border the city limits of College Park, MD, Greenbelt, MD, Beltsville, MD, Berwyn Heights, MD, Riverdale Park, MD, and Adelphi, MD. Zip code 20740 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20740 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20740 is 8.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20740 decreased to 28780 from 31041 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20740 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20740 public schools is Hispanic. 71.7% of students in 20740 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 14942 51.49% 15280 -2%
 Black Or African American 4994 17.21% 4492 +11%
 Hispanic 4027 13.88% 4337 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 32 0.11% 57 -44%
 Asian 4249 14.64% 3716 +14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.08% 18 +22%
 Other Race 82 0.13% 82 -55%
 Two Or More Races 798 2.46% 798 -11%

Zip Code 20740 Race/Ethnicity

 White 14%
 Black Or African American 25.2%
 Hispanic 50.9%
 Asian 7.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 20740 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2878031041
Male Population52.90%
Female Population47.10%
Total Households9332
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$61393
Income Under $50K Per Year37.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.10%
20740 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$225925
Average Real Estate Sale Price$193425
Current Unemployment Level 8.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.2%
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 20740 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442536267655845372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.422.833.843.294.533.694.23.924.183.493.363.3144.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20740
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours