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ZIP Code 20815

Primary City:Chevy Chase, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (11:56pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.98, -77.08
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20815

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20815. 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 20815. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20815, 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:
Chevy Chase, MD
Acceptable:
Bethesda, Chevy Chase Village, Chevy Chs Vlg, Martins Add, Martins Additions, N Chevy Chase, North Chevy Chase
Unacceptable:
Somerset

Stats and Demographics for the 20815 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20815 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20815 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20815 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,082
Population Density 5,355 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,850
Median Home Value $892,600
Land Area 5.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,851
Median Household Income $131,994

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7528679207475017116647518569979781,032972784508406359431
Female7258949097496399357629431,0521,1381,1461,2801,160902633583563833
Total1,4771,7611,8291,4961,1401,6461,4261,6941,9082,1352,1242,3122,1321,6861,1419899221,264

Gender

 Male 13,236 46%
 Female 15,846 54%
Gender

Race

 White 24,702 84.9%
 Black Or African American 1,299 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.1%
 Asian 1,816 6.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 406 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 811 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner142951,0971,7342,0901,4751,007493
Renter2811,249821679510300328478
Total2951,5441,9182,4132,6001,7751,335971

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,589 51%
 Single Guardian 1,040 8%
 Singles 4,348 34%
 Singles With Roommate 874 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,462 74%
 Households with Kids 3,389 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1641231561761471702061761681921801811791881931651901524753
Female1511471481601821801851631841841971711751822061921881095466
Total315270304336329350391339352376377352354370399357378261101119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20815 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20815 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 20815 real estate data, the median home value of $892,600 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 20815. Rentals in 20815 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20815 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,939 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 141 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,835 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,370 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,646 34%
 Households Vacant 999 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 352 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Sale Only 140 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 240 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 601 12%
 1 Bedroom 2,230 44%
 2 Bedroom 1,399 27%
 3+ Bedroom 881 17%
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 $131,994 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20815 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 20815 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 20815 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. However, that is not the case in 20815. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,486 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,825 23%
 No Earnings 7,589 30%
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 11,486 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,825 23%
 No Earnings 7,589 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,200 59.8%
 Public transportation 3,544 23.0%
 Taxicab 3 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,152 7.5%
 Worked at Home 1,471 9.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20815 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 269 3%
 High School Graduate 947 9%
 Associate's degree 114 1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,313 23%
 Master's degree 2,123 21%
 Professional school degree 2,931 29%
 Doctorate degree 1,332 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,852 51.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,557 46.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 139 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20815

ZIP Code 20815 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20815.

Chevy Chase Elementary
4015 Rosemary St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Rock Creek Forest Elementary
8330 Grubb Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Somerset Elementary
5811 Warwick Place
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
North Chevy Chase Elementary
3700 Jones Bridge Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Concord Hill School
6050 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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