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ZIP Code 20646

Primary City:La Plata, MD (View All Cities)
County: Charles County
Timezone: Eastern (11:31pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -77.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20646

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20646. 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 20646. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20646, 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:
La Plata, MD
Acceptable:
Dentsville
Unacceptable:
Laplata

Stats and Demographics for the 20646 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20646 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 20646 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20646 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,890
Population Density 229 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,015
Median Home Value $350,300
Land Area 82.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,662
Median Household Income $104,971

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46761873670458953144148173093077466454342626620112481
Female484536648650476506442549790937768692530490341280207258
Total9511,1541,3841,3541,0651,0378831,0301,5201,8671,5421,3561,073916607481331339

Gender

 Male 9,306 49%
 Female 9,584 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,988 74.0%
 Black Or African American 3,793 20.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.6%
 Asian 386 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 127 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 473 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner254149631,5321,183793426114
Renter842522452611351087453
Total1096661,2081,7931,318901500167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,944 59%
 Single Guardian 1,056 16%
 Singles 1,360 20%
 Singles With Roommate 302 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,272 64%
 Households with Kids 2,390 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male82899785118127121121131124134170142166156122159142125122
Female84101100112949510312112313312112712514214315612811810598
Total166190197197212222224242254257255297267308299278287260230220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20646 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20646 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 20646 real estate data, the median home value of $350,300 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 20646. Rentals in 20646 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20646 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,156 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 418 2.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 249 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 67 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,389 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,061 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,212 17%
 Households Vacant 353 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 95 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 1%
 1 Bedroom 221 21%
 2 Bedroom 278 27%
 3+ Bedroom 530 51%
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 $104,971 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20646 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 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 20646. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 7,701 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,673 18%
 No Earnings 4,874 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 7,701 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,673 18%
 No Earnings 4,874 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,439 92.1%
 Public transportation 224 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 29 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 187 2.0%
 Worked at Home 284 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 633 10%
 High School Graduate 3,420 52%
 Associate's degree 396 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,244 19%
 Master's degree 546 8%
 Professional school degree 126 2%
 Doctorate degree 184 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,886 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 596 15.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 397 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20646

ZIP Code 20646 is in the Charles County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20646.

F. B. Gwynn Educational Center
5998 Radio Station Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Charles County Public Schools
Mary Matula Elementary School
6025 Radio Station Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Milton M. Somers Middle School
300 Willow Ln
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Walter J. Mitchell Elementary
400 Willow Ln
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
La Plata High School
6035 Radio Station Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Archbishop Neale School
104 Port Tobacco Rd
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
High Road School of Southern Maryland
95 Catalpa Dr Ste 100
La Plata, MD 20646
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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