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ZIP Code 20008

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cleveland Park|Northwest
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (5:53am)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.93, -77.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20008

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20008. 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 20008. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20008, 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 20008 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20008 is located in northwest 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 20008 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 slightly less than average. 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 20008 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,525
Population Density 9,064 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,244
Median Home Value $679,400
Land Area 3.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,804
Median Household Income $100,953

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4673382982399371,9141,376952811747699776804591372284196190
Female4633602812371,8502,7831,7041,0998458058229631,053741431312307478
Total9306985794762,7874,6973,0802,0511,6561,5521,5211,7391,8571,332803596503668

Gender

 Male 11,991 44%
 Female 15,534 56%
Gender

Race

 White 22,631 82.2%
 Black Or African American 1,456 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.3%
 Asian 2,093 7.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 462 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 795 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner245771,0121,1351,5111,063567253
Renter1,2154,3111,402952910427247198
Total1,2394,8882,4142,0872,4211,490814451

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,102 26%
 Single Guardian 641 4%
 Singles 8,482 54%
 Singles With Roommate 2,579 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,222 90%
 Households with Kids 1,582 10%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9383858088676062615564655856496754393082
Female791029079818964596766605055504754543943106
Total172185175159169156124121128121124115113106961211087873188

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20008 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20008 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 20008 real estate data, the median home value of $679,400 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 20008. Rentals in 20008 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20008 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,178 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 156 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 94 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 97 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,592 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,550 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,662 56%
 Households Vacant 1,440 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 653 45.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 66 4.6%
 For Sale Only 83 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 283 19.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 304 21.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,978 21%
 1 Bedroom 4,974 53%
 2 Bedroom 1,954 21%
 3+ Bedroom 562 6%
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 $100,953 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20008 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 20008 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 20008 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 20008 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. However, that is not the case in 20008. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 14,538 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,997 24%
 No Earnings 4,499 18%
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 14,538 58%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,997 24%
 No Earnings 4,499 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,552 30.2%
 Public transportation 9,430 51.3%
 Taxicab 25 0.1%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,174 11.8%
 Worked at Home 1,183 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20008 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 149 1%
 High School Graduate 897 9%
 Associate's degree 112 1%
 Bachelor's degree 3,052 30%
 Master's degree 2,227 22%
 Professional school degree 2,466 24%
 Doctorate degree 1,187 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 493 23.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,436 68.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 169 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20008

ZIP Code 20008 is in the District of Columbia Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20008.

Oyster Adams Bilingual School Adams
2020 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Murch Elementary School
4810 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Eaton Elementary School
3301 Lowell St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Oyster Adams Bilingual School Oyster
2020 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Hearst Elementary School
3950 37th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Edmund Burke School
4101 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Sheridan School
4400 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Maret School
3000 Cathedral Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Aidan Montessori School
2700 27th St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Franklin Montessori School
4473 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Auguste Montessori
3600 Ellicott St NW
Washington, DC 20008
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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