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ZIP Code 20744

Primary City:Fort Washington, MD (View All Cities)
County: Prince George's County
Timezone: Eastern (7:24pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.75, -76.98
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20744

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20744. 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 20744. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20744, 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:
Fort Washington, MD
Acceptable:
Ft Washington

Stats and Demographics for the 20744 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20744 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 20744 are primarily black or African American. 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20744 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 50,722
Population Density 1,926 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,468
Median Home Value $299,300
Land Area 26.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,037
Median Household Income $90,248

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3901,4961,7251,9211,4961,3161,3051,4071,6741,8731,7391,7671,7251,259876488262158
Female1,3911,3881,7101,7131,4411,3791,5501,7291,9232,1252,2632,2942,1901,496918591367377
Total2,7812,8843,4353,6342,9372,6952,8553,1363,5973,9984,0024,0613,9152,7551,7941,079629535

Gender

 Male 23,877 47%
 Female 26,845 53%
Gender

Race

 White 5,186 10.2%
 Black Or African American 38,600 76.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.3%
 Asian 3,120 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.0%
 Other Race 2,137 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,507 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner538992,3353,5114,0212,471923192
Renter19478386173355831115537
Total2471,6823,1964,2444,5792,7821,078229

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,849 49%
 Single Guardian 4,340 24%
 Singles 4,032 22%
 Singles With Roommate 816 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,692 65%
 Households with Kids 6,345 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male287263292293274292288311331298330371361365408431404360318332
Female237288305295282257251284314308353326357366390380396297250303
Total524551597588556549539595645606683697718731798811800657568635

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20744 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 20744 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 20744 real estate data, the median home value of $299,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20744. Rentals in 20744 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20744 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 50,513 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 157 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 12,742 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,663 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,632 19%
 Households Vacant 1,431 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 272 19.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 0.7%
 For Sale Only 463 32.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 180 12.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 469 32.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 1%
 1 Bedroom 971 27%
 2 Bedroom 943 26%
 3+ Bedroom 1,617 45%
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 $90,248 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20744 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. ZIP code 20744 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20744 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 21,112 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,756 21%
 No Earnings 11,701 28%
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 21,112 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,756 21%
 No Earnings 11,701 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,357 81.9%
 Public transportation 3,623 13.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 45 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 186 0.7%
 Worked at Home 881 3.4%
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 1,385 9%
 High School Graduate 8,819 56%
 Associate's degree 757 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,851 18%
 Master's degree 1,280 8%
 Professional school degree 503 3%
 Doctorate degree 285 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,533 70.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,905 20.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 804 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20744

ZIP Code 20744 is in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20744.

Apple Grove Elementary
7400 Bellefield Ave
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Fort Foote Elementary
8300 Oxon Hill Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Fort Washington Forest Elementary
1300 Fillmore Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Indian Queen Elementary
9551 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
J. Frank Dent Elementary
2700 Corning Ave
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Isaac J. Gourdine Middle School
8700 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Potomac Landing Elementary
12500 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Rose Valley Elementary
9800 Jacqueline Dr
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Tayac Elementary
8600 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Friendly High School
10000 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Oxon Hill Middle School
9570 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Henson Valley Academy
2317 Brinkley Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Beddow School - Ft Washington Campus
8600 Loughran Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
National Christian Academy
6700 Bock Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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