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ZIP Code 20005

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (6:38pm)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.90, -77.03
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20005

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20005. 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 20005. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20005, 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 20005 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20005 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 20005 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 20005 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,775
Population Density 29,979 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,218
Median Home Value $493,900
Land Area 0.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,316
Median Household Income $81,864

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1818462866031,4911,196808625540374302209189117533644
Female1678054677401,553947511290243215229217117936065127
Total3481641161531,3433,0442,1431,319915783589531426306210113101171

Gender

 Male 7,000 55%
 Female 5,775 45%
Gender

Race

 White 8,123 63.6%
 Black Or African American 1,998 15.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.3%
 Asian 1,049 8.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.2%
 Other Race 1,101 8.6%
 Two Or More Races 444 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30573601408233912811
Renter7212,959992620479309153108
Total7513,5321,5931,028712400181119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,041 13%
 Single Guardian 378 5%
 Singles 5,425 65%
 Singles With Roommate 1,472 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,879 95%
 Households with Kids 437 5%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41382520171919151414121017971912192940
Female3828262519171713141167141616108141918
Total7966514536363628282518173125232920334858

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20005 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20005 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 20005 real estate data, the median home value of $493,900 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 20005. Rentals in 20005 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20005 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,494 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 76 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 55 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,827 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 148 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,341 69%
 Households Vacant 902 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 447 49.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 3.4%
 For Sale Only 66 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 216 23.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 14.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,986 33%
 1 Bedroom 2,837 47%
 2 Bedroom 839 14%
 3+ Bedroom 327 5%
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 $81,864 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20005 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 20005 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 20005 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 20005 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 20005 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,782 67%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,009 17%
 No Earnings 1,803 16%
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 7,782 67%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,009 17%
 No Earnings 1,803 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,225 24.2%
 Public transportation 2,293 24.9%
 Taxicab 21 0.2%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4,320 46.9%
 Worked at Home 334 3.6%
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 563 9%
 High School Graduate 931 15%
 Associate's degree 266 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,663 27%
 Master's degree 1,515 24%
 Professional school degree 904 14%
 Doctorate degree 416 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 158 81.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 17.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 1.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20005

ZIP Code 20005 is in the Community Academy Public Charter Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20005.

Community Academy Butler Bilingual
5 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC 20005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Community Academy Public Charter Schools
Thomson Elementary School
1200 L St NW
Washington, DC 20005
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools

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