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ZIP Code 20609

Primary City:Avenue, MD (View All Cities)
County: St. Mary's County
Timezone: Eastern (11:26am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.27, -76.75
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20609

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20609. 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 20609. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20609, 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:
Avenue, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20609 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20609 is located in south Maryland and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20609 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20609 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,120
Population Density 113 people per sq mi
Housing Units 554
Median Home Value $278,600
Land Area 9.93 sq mi
Water Area 2.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 496
Median Household Income $53,203

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31302424342828303744443739323223148
Female243224182927322840394445374141242531
Total556248426355605877838882767373473939

Gender

 Male 539 48%
 Female 581 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,016 90.7%
 Black Or African American 82 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner326446678814717
Renter1426181915102012
Total1752628593916729

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 250 50%
 Single Guardian 72 15%
 Singles 146 29%
 Singles With Roommate 28 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 380 77%
 Households with Kids 116 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male0147651045625674454564
Female4431039857842642464210
Total4181016819121013109813869109814

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20609 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20609 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1960s. Looking at 20609 real estate data, the median home value of $278,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20609 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20609 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20609 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,117 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 222 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 140 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 134 24%
 Households Vacant 58 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 45%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 33%
 1 Bedroom 11 18%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 30 49%
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 $53,203 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20609 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 20609 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 20609 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 368 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 15%
 No Earnings 343 41%
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 368 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 15%
 No Earnings 343 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 389 86%
 Public transportation 19 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 42 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 62 16%
 High School Graduate 232 60%
 Associate's degree 6 2%
 Bachelor's degree 49 13%
 Master's degree 36 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 168 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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