Housing Insights for ZIP Code 20740 (College Park, MD)

Housing Summary for ZIP Code 20740

Homeowners

The median home value in ZIP Code 20740 (College Park, MD) is $323,200. Approximately 45.3% of homes in this region are owner-occupied units, and the estimated homeowner vacancy rate is currently 2.4%.

The average occupancy of owner-occupied units in ZIP Code 20740 is 2.83 occupants, while owner-occupied units have an aggregate average size of 2.82 bedrooms per housing unit.

Renters

In the 20740 ZIP Code, an estimated 54.7% of all housing units are occupied by renters. This ZIP-defined region has is an estimated rental vacany rate of 5.5%.

Among renter-occupied units in this ZIP, the average occupancy is 2.81 occupants, while renters in this Prince George's County region spend an average of 0% of their income on housing rental costs.

Housing Stats for ZIP Code 20740

See the table below for a regional snapshot of data related to both owner-occupied housing and rentals in ZIP Code 20740.

ZIP 20740 Maryland U.S.
Median Home Value $323,200 $430,752 $361,498
Owner-Occupied Housing Units 45.3% 66.9% 64.0%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate 2.4% 1.7% 1.6%
Average Size of Owner-Occupied Unit 2.83 2.75 2.70
Average # of Bedrooms Per Unit 2.82 2.97 2.75
Median Housing Rent $0 $1,392 $1,062
Renter-Occupied Housing Units 54.7% 33.1% 36.0%
Rental Vacancy Rate 5.5% 6.0% 6.0%
Average Size of Renter-Occupied Unit 2.81 2.50 2.49
Percent of Income Spent on Rent 0% 30.05% 29.83%

Home Values in ZIP Code 20740 (College Park, MD)

The median home value in ZIP Code 20740 is $323,200. That median value is about 3% higher than the median home value of $314,800 in Maryland overall, and is 49% higher than the $217,500 the median home value in the entire U.S. An estimated 53.3% of homes in ZIP Code 20740 are valued $300,000 to $499,999. That is 63% higher than in the state of Maryland, in which 32.8% of homes are valued at $300,000 to $499,999, and is about 176% higher than in the U.S. overall (19.3% of homes valued at $300,000 to $499,999). The home value range that the smallest portion of ZIP Code 20740 homes fall into is $1,000,000 or more (0.3% of homes).

Home Values in ZIP Code 20740

This chart visualizes the breakdown of home values in ZIP Code 20740, Maryland, and also in the U.S. overall.

A bar chart visualizing the breakdown of home values in ZIP Code 20740 vs. home values in both the state of Maryland and in the U.S. overall.

Home Values in ZIP Code 20740

See the table below for a regional comparison of home values in ZIP Code 20740.

Home Value ZIP 20740 Maryland U.S.
Less than $50,000 0.6% 2.7% 6.9%
$50,000 to $99,999 0.4% 3.7% 12.0%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.6% 6.3% 13.3%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 9.9% 14.0%
$200,000 to $299,999 30.9% 24.4% 19.6%
$300,000 to $499,999 53.3% 32.8% 19.3%
$500,000 to $999,999 6.3% 17.1% 11.4%
$1,000,000 or more 0.3% 3.1% 3.4%

Home Ages in ZIP Code 20740 (College Park, MD)

Approximately 19.1% of homes in this College Park, MD region were built in 1950 to 1959. This amount of homes built in 1950 to 1959 in ZIP Code 20740 is about 68% higher than percentage of homes built in this time period in Maryland overall (11.4% of homes), and is 85% higher the percentage (10.3% of homes) in the U.S. as a whole. Additionally, an esimated 18.2% of local homes were built in 1960 to 1969. On the other end of the scale, just 3.4% of homes in this Prince George's County ZIP Code were built in 2014 or later in ZIP Code 20740. In comparison, 2.3% of homes in Maryland overall were built in 2014 or later, while 2.5% of all U.S. homes were built in this time period.

Home Ages in ZIP Code 20740

A detailed regional comparison of home ages in ZIP Code 20740.

Year Built ZIP 20740 Maryland U.S.
2014 or later 3.4% 2.3% 2.5%
2010 to 2013 6.0% 2.6% 2.7%
2000 to 2009 8.6% 11.4% 14.0%
1990 to 1999 8.6% 14.3% 13.9%
1980 to 1989 7.2% 15.3% 13.4%
1970 to 1979 11.5% 14.1% 15.2%
1960 to 1969 18.2% 11.5% 10.6%
1950 to 1959 19.1% 11.4% 10.3%
1940 to 1949 7.4% 5.2% 4.9%
1939 or earlier 10.0% 11.8% 12.6%

Age of Homes in ZIP Code 20740

See the chart below for details on the age of homes in ZIP Code 20740, Maryland, and also in the U.S. overall. Data here refers to years that homes were built.

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Housing FAQs for ZIP Code 20740

Frequently asked questions about housing in this College Park, MD ZIP Code. Answers to questions about both owner-occupied housing and rental housing in 20740.

1

What is the average home value ZIP Code 20740?

The median home value in ZIP Code 20740 (College Park, MD) is $323,200.
2

Are homes expensive in ZIP Code 20740?

The median home value in 20740 ($323,200) is an estimated 3% higher than the aggregate median value of $314,800 in Maryland, and is 49% higher than the $217,500 the median home value in the U.S. overall.
3

What are owner-occupied vacancy rates like in ZIP Code 20740?

The vacacy rate for owner-occupied housing in ZIP Code 20740 is 2.4%. This rate is 41% higher than the overall Maryland owner-occupied vacancy rate of 1.7%. Additionally, the 20740 vacancy rate is 50% higher than the entire U.S. vacancy rate of 1.6%.
4

Does ZIP Code 20740 have older homes or newer construction?

In ZIP Code 20740, about 19.1% of homes were built in 1950 to 1959. That time range includes the most home construction. Also, 18.2% of homes in the region were built in 1960 to 1969. In contrast, 3.4% of homes in 20740 were built in 2014 or later.
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What is the housing breakdown in ZIP Code 20740? Are there more rentals or owner-occupied units?

There is more renter-occupied housing in 20740 than owner-occupied housing. Renter-occupied units make up 54.7% of housing, compared to 45.3% for owner-occupied units.
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Are rental vacancy rates high in ZIP Code 20740?

The vacacy rate for rental units in ZIP Code 20740 is 5.5%. This rate is 8% lower than the overall Maryland vacancy rate of 6.0%. Additionally, the 20740 vacancy rate is 8% lower than the entire U.S. vacancy rate of 6.0%.