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ZIP Code 20003

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill|Southeast
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (1:32pm)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.88, -76.99
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20003. 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 20003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20003, 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 20003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20003 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 20003 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 20003 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,454
Population Density 11,799 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,216
Median Home Value $616,000
Land Area 2.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,724
Median Household Income $107,966

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6654163265391,3042,2151,8791,3871,1331,0258666816024482431539280
Female6933723012819902,0901,6781,118884699720687622477260177164187
Total1,3587886278202,2944,3053,5572,5052,0171,7241,5861,3681,224925503330256267

Gender

 Male 14,054 53%
 Female 12,400 47%
Gender

Race

 White 14,776 55.9%
 Black Or African American 9,789 37.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.4%
 Asian 734 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 322 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 717 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner301,0401,3261,0091,021650281155
Renter5672,7611,02570054337718059
Total5973,8012,3511,7091,5641,027461214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,013 26%
 Single Guardian 1,251 11%
 Singles 5,206 44%
 Singles With Roommate 2,254 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,979 85%
 Households with Kids 1,745 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male141130103105105888171716459706271536682145193195
Female16814711310185876369685870545960475756645756
Total309277216206190175144140139122129124121131100123138209250251

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20003 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20003 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 20003 real estate data, the median home value of $616,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20003. Rentals in 20003 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,560 85.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3,134 11.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 56 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 689 2.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,712 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 800 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,212 47%
 Households Vacant 1,492 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 537 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 346 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 270 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 275 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 386 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,811 50%
 2 Bedroom 1,527 27%
 3+ Bedroom 923 16%
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 $107,966 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20003 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 20003 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 20003 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 20003 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 20003 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 12,798 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,181 21%
 No Earnings 6,350 26%
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 12,798 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,181 21%
 No Earnings 6,350 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,225 33.6%
 Public transportation 6,531 42.0%
 Taxicab 67 0.4%
 Motorcycle 64 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,570 16.5%
 Worked at Home 1,079 6.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,179 11%
 High School Graduate 2,977 27%
 Associate's degree 256 2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,992 27%
 Master's degree 2,052 18%
 Professional school degree 1,303 12%
 Doctorate degree 452 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,643 70.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 565 24.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 137 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20003

ZIP Code 20003 is in the District of Columbia Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20003.

Youth Services Center
1000 Mt Olivet Rd NE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Incarcerated Youth Program
1901 D St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
St Coletta Special Education Pcs
1901 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: St Coletta Special Education Public Charter Schools
Friendship Pcs Chamberlain
1345 Potomac Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Friendship Public Charter Schools
Watkins Es Capitol Hill Cluster
420 12th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Tyler Elementary School
1001 G St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Brent Elementary School
301 North Carolina Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Payne Elementary School
1445 C St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Eagle Academy Pcs New Jersey Avenue Campus
1017 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Eagle Academy Public Charter Schools
Center City Capitol Hill Campus Pcs
1503 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Center City Public Charter Schools
Cesar Chavez Capitol Hill Pcs
709 12th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cesar Chavez Public Public Charter Schools
Eastern Shs
1700 East Capitol St NE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Richard Wright Pcs for Journalism and Media Arts P
770 M St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Richard Wright Public Charter Schools for Journalism and Media Arts Public Charter Schools
St Peter School
422 3rd St SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Capitol Hill Day School
210 S Carolina Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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