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ZIP Code 20659

Primary City:Mechanicsville, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:51am)
Coordinates:38.4, -76.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20659

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20659. 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 20659. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20659, 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:
Mechanicsville, MD
Acceptable:
Mechanicsvlle

Stats and Demographics for the 20659 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20659 is located in south Maryland and covers a slightly higher 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 20659 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 extremely 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 20659 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,498
Population Density 250 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,150
Median Home Value $301,700
Land Area 93.82 sq mi
Water Area 11.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,783
Median Household Income $89,831

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8189179539176936676207969341,07695872660946727617210052
Female7798999338936756216618029841,065909721618473273195126120
Total1,5971,8161,8861,8101,3681,2881,2811,5981,9182,1411,8671,4471,227940549367226172

Gender

 Male 11,751 50%
 Female 11,747 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,828 88.6%
 Black Or African American 1,822 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.4%
 Asian 167 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 87 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 490 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner857251,4561,8941,38780032882
Renter75257249200116733917
Total1609821,7052,0941,50387336799

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,050 65%
 Single Guardian 1,208 16%
 Singles 1,135 15%
 Singles With Roommate 390 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,509 58%
 Households with Kids 3,274 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171154174175165171195188198201181198196177198181206177155166
Female148144175159163200169178189182199181186185201172196160164153
Total319298349334328371364366387383380379382362399353402337319319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20659 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20659 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 20659 real estate data, the median home value of $301,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20659 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20659 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20659 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,498 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,596 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,161 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,026 13%
 Households Vacant 367 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 18.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Sale Only 90 24.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 12.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 40.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 60 6%
 2 Bedroom 152 16%
 3+ Bedroom 749 78%
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 $89,831 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20659 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. In 20659 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 9,106 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,901 22%
 No Earnings 4,883 27%
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 9,106 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,901 22%
 No Earnings 4,883 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,007 92.9%
 Public transportation 353 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 0.8%
 Worked at Home 386 3.3%
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 907 12.7%
 High School Graduate 4,672 65.5%
 Associate's degree 463 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 644 9.0%
 Master's degree 335 4.7%
 Professional school degree 55 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,830 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 659 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 526 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20659

ZIP Code 20659 is in the St. Mary'S County Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20659.

Mechanicsville Elementary
28585 Three Notch Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary'S County Public Schools
Oakville Elementary
26410 Three Notch Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary'S County Public Schools
White Marsh Elementary
29090 Thompson Corner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary'S County Public Schools
Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary
37840 New Market Turner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: St. Mary'S County Public Schools
Victory Baptist Academy
29855 Eldorado Farm Ln
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Friendship School
Friendship Court
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Meadowview Amish School
28379 Thompson Corner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Budds Creek Amish Parochial School
Bethel Church Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ryceville Amish Parochial School
Ryceville Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sunny Meadow Amish Parochial School
Grove Farm Lane at Thompson'
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Westham Amish Parochial School
West Ham Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Woodburn Hill Amish Parochial School
Woodburn Hill Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ryceville School
Brookline Rd & Ryceville Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sunny Meadow School
Grove Farm Ln
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wood Burn Hill School
Woodburn Hill Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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