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ZIP Code 20602

Primary City:Waldorf, MD (View All Cities)
County: Charles County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.59, -76.90
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20602. 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 20602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20602, 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:
Waldorf, MD
Acceptable:
Saint Charles

Stats and Demographics for the 20602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20602 is located in central Maryland and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20602 are primarily black or African American. 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 parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20602 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,955
Population Density 1,804 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,736
Median Home Value $246,400
Land Area 13.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,960
Median Household Income $79,611

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9931,0081,0411,0078049257548319198497715434732971831186769
Female9669669209568831,0941,0401,0391,0931,034849654579395260202163210
Total1,9591,9741,9611,9631,6872,0191,7941,8702,0121,8831,6201,1971,052692443320230279

Gender

 Male 11,652 47%
 Female 13,303 53%
Gender

Race

 White 9,003 36.1%
 Black Or African American 13,276 53.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 128 0.5%
 Asian 741 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 586 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,202 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner819431,5271,5411,05547419562
Renter29380565751734222215888
Total3741,7482,1842,0581,397696353150

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,813 43%
 Single Guardian 2,538 28%
 Singles 2,151 24%
 Singles With Roommate 458 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,006 56%
 Households with Kids 3,954 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male194215210189191188192223214207201208208217217212221184173164
Female190208181183198204174204186171180193179197199222207156172179
Total384423391372389392366427400378381401387414416434428340345343

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20602 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20602 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 20602 real estate data, the median home value of $246,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20602 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20602 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 20602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,728 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 99 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,351 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 527 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,082 32%
 Households Vacant 776 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 324 41.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.5%
 For Sale Only 251 32.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 0.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 164 21.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 54 2%
 1 Bedroom 718 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,181 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,210 38%
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 $79,611 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20602 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 20602 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 20602 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20602 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 10,648 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 19%
 No Earnings 4,878 25%
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 10,648 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 19%
 No Earnings 4,878 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,322 87%
 Public transportation 1,362 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 1%
 Worked at Home 175 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 586 8.3%
 High School Graduate 4,610 65.5%
 Associate's degree 413 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 910 12.9%
 Master's degree 458 6.5%
 Professional school degree 31 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,946 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 306 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,110 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20602

ZIP Code 20602 is in the Charles County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20602.

Arthur Middleton Elementary School
1109 Copley Ave
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Benjamin Stoddert Middle School
2040 Saint Thomas Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Dr. Gustavus Brown Elementary
421 University Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School
820 Stone Ave
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Eva Turner Elementary School
1000 Bannister Circle
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Mary B. Neal Elementary School
12105 St George's Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
First Bapt Church of St Charles Preschool & Kdgn
136 Stoddert Ave
Waldorf, MD 20602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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