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ZIP Code 20020

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Twining|Southeast
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (5:18pm)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.87, -76.97
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20020. 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 20020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20020, 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 20020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20020 is located in east 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 20020 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20020 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,864
Population Density 10,809 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,753
Median Home Value $268,200
Land Area 4.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,159
Median Household Income $34,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0061,8581,8712,1101,5711,4301,3901,2681,3491,5771,4971,246977653533372261156
Female1,9701,8051,8702,1462,0382,1991,9261,7551,7021,9551,9671,7491,4061,005758629458401
Total3,9763,6633,7414,2563,6093,6293,3163,0233,0513,5323,4642,9952,3831,6581,2911,001719557

Gender

 Male 22,125 44%
 Female 27,739 56%
Gender

Race

 White 966 1.9%
 Black Or African American 47,691 95.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.3%
 Asian 128 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 186 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 763 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner566801,0731,2221,3661,081798239
Renter9203,0862,7023,0602,2491,032458137
Total9763,7663,7754,2823,6152,1131,256376

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,167 16%
 Single Guardian 8,586 43%
 Singles 7,245 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,161 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,955 64%
 Households with Kids 7,204 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male404452403359358362358348432408357376377353368426486461369397
Female394400403354361398363355328396359341385389400409445448444440
Total798852806713719760721703760804716717762742768835931909813837

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20020 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 20020 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1940s. Looking at 20020 real estate data, the median home value of $268,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20020. Rentals in 20020 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20020 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,902 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 275 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 379 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 300 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,219 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,296 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 13,644 60%
 Households Vacant 2,594 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,471 56.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 85 3.3%
 For Sale Only 269 10.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 91 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 649 25.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 405 3%
 1 Bedroom 4,850 34%
 2 Bedroom 6,316 45%
 3+ Bedroom 2,597 18%
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 $34,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20020 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20020 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20020 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,029 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,104 21%
 No Earnings 17,512 45%
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 13,029 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,104 21%
 No Earnings 17,512 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,588 50.5%
 Public transportation 7,627 44.8%
 Taxicab 60 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 406 2.4%
 Worked at Home 341 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,289 17.3%
 High School Graduate 8,423 63.7%
 Associate's degree 481 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,234 9.3%
 Master's degree 579 4.4%
 Professional school degree 130 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 86 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,474 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 496 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 793 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20020

ZIP Code 20020 is in the Howard Road Academy Public Charter Schools. There are 30 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20020.

Howard Road Academy Pcs Main Campus
701 Howard Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard Road Academy Public Charter Schools
Howard Road Academy Pcs Pennsylvania Avenue
3000 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard Road Academy Public Charter Schools
Moten Elementary School
1565 Morris Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Stanton Elementary School
2701 Naylor Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Savoy Elementary School
2400 Shannon Placese
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Randle Highlands Elementary School
1650 30th St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Winston Ec
3100 Erie St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Beers Elementary School
3600 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Kramer Ms
1700 Q St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Johnson John Hayden Ms
1400 Bruce Placese
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Orr Elementary School
2200 Minnesota Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Garfield Elementary School
2435 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Ketcham Elementary School
1919 15th St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Kipp DC Leap Academy Pcs
1720 Minnesota Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Kipp DC Aim Pcs Academy Pcs
2600 Douglass Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Kipp DC Discover Pcs
2600 Douglass Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Kipp DC Heights Academy Pcs
2600 Douglass Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Douglass Knoll
2017 Savannah Terr SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appletree Early Learning Center Public Charter Schools
Appletree Early Learning Center Pcs Parkland
2011 Savannah Terr SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Appletree Early Learning Center Public Charter Schools
Septima Clark Pcs
2501 ML King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Septima Clark Public Charter Schools
Excel Academy Pcs
2501 ML King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Excel Academy Public Charter Schools
Howard Road Academy Pcs Mlk Campus
2405 ML King Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Howard Road Academy Public Charter Schools
Anacostia Shs
1601 16th St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Kipp DC College Prep Pcs
2600 Douglass Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kipp Academy Public Charter Schools
Thurgood Marshall Academy Pcs
2427 ML King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter Schools
Naylor Road School
2403 Naylor Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dupont Park Adventist School
3942 Alabama Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Francis Xavier Catholic School
2700 O St SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Washington Middle School for Girls
1901 Mississippi Ave SE Ste 203 2nd Fl
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Lena Sears Child Development Center
3456 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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