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ZIP Code 20640

Primary City:Indian Head, MD (View All Cities)
County: Charles County
Timezone: Eastern (5:40am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -77.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20640

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20640. 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 20640. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20640, 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:
Indian Head, MD
Acceptable:
Pisgah

Stats and Demographics for the 20640 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20640 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20640 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20640 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,438
Population Density 250 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,089
Median Home Value $251,700
Land Area 41.69 sq mi
Water Area 7.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,683
Median Household Income $68,431

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male378375419407430391297334402407373241243153120815551
Female3723393813783493243663704514903602592471831421088082
Total750714800785779715663704853897733500490336262189135133

Gender

 Male 5,157 49%
 Female 5,281 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,002 47.9%
 Black Or African American 4,612 44.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 121 1.2%
 Asian 263 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 64 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 371 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4638863870147132619388
Renter911951981909435245
Total13758383689156536121793

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,775 48%
 Single Guardian 903 25%
 Singles 817 22%
 Singles With Roommate 188 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,168 59%
 Households with Kids 1,515 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9388637782767866738089768787629883848071
Female7775727370627165719668698464798088646762
Total170163135150152138149131144176157145171151141178171148147133

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20640 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20640 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 20640 real estate data, the median home value of $251,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20640 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20640 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20640 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,281 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 157 2%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,250 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 601 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 832 20%
 Households Vacant 406 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 121 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 3%
 1 Bedroom 98 11%
 2 Bedroom 317 35%
 3+ Bedroom 451 50%
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 $68,431 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20640 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. Residents in ZIP code 20640 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20640 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 4,132 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,565 19%
 No Earnings 2,638 32%
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 4,132 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,565 19%
 No Earnings 2,638 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,325 86.6%
 Public transportation 346 6.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 3.4%
 Worked at Home 147 2.9%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 484 15.3%
 High School Graduate 2,130 67.4%
 Associate's degree 162 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 288 9.1%
 Master's degree 61 1.9%
 Professional school degree 13 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,788 79.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 282 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 175 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20640

ZIP Code 20640 is in the Charles County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20640.

General Smallwood Middle School
4990 Indian Head Hwy
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Indian Head Elementary School
4200 Indian Head Hwy
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
J. C. Parks Elementary School
3505 Livingston Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Matthew Henson Middle School
3535 Livingston Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Henry E. Lackey High School
3000 Chicamuxen Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Potomac Heights Christian Academy
37a Glymont Rd
Indian Head, MD 20640
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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