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People

Total Population 2,624
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,335
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 83.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $159,545
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 13.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation 13.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,987
Median House Value $427,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.7%
US/American 0%
English 22.7%
Irish 13.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 3,139 $65,428
Colmar Manor 1,693 $68,125
Edmonston 1,445 $57,125
Hyattsville 18,225 $66,127
Mount Rainier 8,329 $51,288

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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