Zip Code 20742 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCollege Park
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:7808
Racial Majority:White 59.16%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$19642
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time16.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range121 - 121 ft.
Area1 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.98938600, -76.94078300

Zip Code 20742 Description

Zip Code 20742 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20742 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20742 is COLLEGE PARK, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20742 are contained within or border the city limits of College Park, MD, . Zip code 20742 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20742 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20742 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 20742 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20742 public schools is . % of students in 20742 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5072 59.16% 4905 +3%
 Black Or African American 1560 18.19% 875 +78%
 Hispanic 461 5.38% 449 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.12% 8 +25%
 Asian 1289 15.03% 1259 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.03% 4 -25%
 Other Race 107 0.34% 107 -73%
 Two Or More Races 201 1.75% 201 -25%

Zip Code 20742 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 20742 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population78080
Male Population52.60%
Female Population47.40%
Total Households1
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$19642
Income Under $50K Per Year76.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year11.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.70%
20742 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$203364
Average Real Estate Sale Price$195772
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
College Park, MD
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20742 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526267655845372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758387867968574666
Avg Precip (In.)3.442.853.853.274.523.714.233.954.153.463.373.3244.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20742
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 20742
Northwestern High SchoolPrince Georges
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 20742
Hyattsville Middle SchoolPrince Georges
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 20742
Paint Branch Elementary SchoolPrince Georges