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People

Total Population 2,596
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,276
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 59%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 84.4%
Median Earnings25+ $78,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,292

Wealth

Median Family Income $159,052
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 11%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 16.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,914
Median House Value $424,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.2%
US/American 0%
English 24%
Irish 15.1%

University Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SE of Silver Spring, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 5 miles NE of Washington, District of Columbia
County Prince Georges
Standard Zip Codes 20782
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.96
Longitude -76.96

University Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLLEGE PARK
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station NATIONAL ARBORETUM DC
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station DALECARLIA RESERVOIR
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, University Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Avondale (20782)

Green Meadow (20782)

Lewisdale (20782)

University Pa (20782)

West Hyattsville (20782)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brentwood 3,107 $57,031
Colmar Manor 1,737 $62,031
Edmonston 1,395 $56,667
Hyattsville 18,049 $64,750
Mount Rainier 8,277 $51,077
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