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ZIP Code 20001

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mt Vernon Square
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (10:26am)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.91, -77.02
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20001

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20001. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 20001. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20001, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Washington, DC

Stats and Demographics for the 20001 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20001 is located in central District of Columbia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20001 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20001 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,551
Population Density 17,689 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,751
Median Home Value $495,300
Land Area 2.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,500
Median Household Income $78,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7715255281,2082,5323,1002,3491,6831,3021,2281,066855612423279214121116
Female7645495201,8463,4533,1341,9851,236893956911893718509399314260299
Total1,5351,0741,0483,0545,9856,2344,3342,9192,1952,1841,9771,7481,330932678528381415

Gender

 Male 18,912 49%
 Female 19,639 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,752 33.1%
 Black Or African American 19,923 51.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 160 0.4%
 Asian 2,734 7.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 1,644 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,315 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner921,7691,6391,06488940522197
Renter1,2973,6441,4451,3851,096769474214
Total1,3895,4133,0842,4491,9851,174695311

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,833 17%
 Single Guardian 2,647 16%
 Singles 7,271 44%
 Singles With Roommate 3,749 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,020 85%
 Households with Kids 2,480 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1531651371209910110611210711711610093102100131156373448361
Female18115013212010111611411310511887106107102118133147683765670
Total3343152692402002172202252122352032062002042182643031,0561,2131,031

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20001 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20001 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 20001 real estate data, the median home value of $495,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20001. Rentals in 20001 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20001 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,771 87.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 237 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,905 10.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 606 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,549 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 627 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,324 55%
 Households Vacant 2,251 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 741 32.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 73 3.2%
 For Sale Only 405 18.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 147 6.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 248 11.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 636 28.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 957 9%
 1 Bedroom 4,347 42%
 2 Bedroom 3,424 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,540 15%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $78,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20001 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 20001 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 20001 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 20001 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 20001 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,623 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,224 28%
 No Earnings 8,648 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17,623 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,224 28%
 No Earnings 8,648 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,913 29.6%
 Public transportation 8,290 35.5%
 Taxicab 35 0.1%
 Motorcycle 38 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7,067 30.2%
 Worked at Home 1,030 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,871 13%
 High School Graduate 3,386 23%
 Associate's degree 337 2%
 Bachelor's degree 4,622 32%
 Master's degree 2,292 16%
 Professional school degree 1,658 11%
 Doctorate degree 440 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,745 73.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 568 15.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 403 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20001

ZIP Code 20001 is in the Dyrs School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20001.

Maya Angelou Transition Center
450 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Dyrs School District
Community Academy Amos III Amstrong
1400 1st St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Academy Public Charter Schools
Shaw Ms at Garnet Patterson
2001 10th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Seaton Elementary School
1503 10th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Walker Jones Ec
1125 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Cleveland Elementary School
1825 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Kipp DC Will Academy Pcs
421 P St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Kipp DC Grow Academy Pcs
421 P St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Kipp DC Lead Academy
421 P St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Center City Shaw Campus Pcs
711 North St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Center City Public Charter Schools
Dunbar Shs
1301 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Benjamin Banneker Academy High School
800 Euclid St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Washington Metropolitan High School
300 Bryant St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Gonzaga College High School
19 I St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Emery L Fears Boys Academy
1544 5th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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