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ZIP Code 20816

Primary City:Bethesda, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (9:04pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.95, -77.12
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20816

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20816. 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 20816. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20816, 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:
Bethesda, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20816 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20816 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 20816 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20816 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,208
Population Density 4,677 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,666
Median Home Value $892,600
Land Area 3.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,339
Median Household Income $168,693

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male510647668497243258235416583642630587491425239203162170
Female480672579480320269280538667719701680611466307272245316
Total9901,3191,2479775635275159541,2501,3611,3311,2671,102891546475407486

Gender

 Male 7,606 47%
 Female 8,602 53%
Gender

Race

 White 14,355 88.6%
 Black Or African American 376 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.1%
 Asian 908 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 122 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 422 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91398281,1451,250853551295
Renter100282289293147504464
Total1094211,1171,4381,397903595359

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,883 61%
 Single Guardian 551 9%
 Singles 1,595 25%
 Singles With Roommate 310 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,018 63%
 Households with Kids 2,321 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male95104116113115141133119139127126128142145135126127802918
Female9084104123125119159131138119122104122112120114146693136
Total1851882202362402602922502772462482322642572552402731496054

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20816 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 20816 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 20816 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 20816. Rentals in 20816 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20816 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,158 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,678 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,392 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,269 19%
 Households Vacant 327 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 7%
 For Sale Only 52 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 70 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 2%
 1 Bedroom 449 38%
 2 Bedroom 363 31%
 3+ Bedroom 343 29%
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 $168,693 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20816 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 20816 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 20816 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 20816. 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 5,976 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,834 23%
 No Earnings 3,428 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 5,976 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,834 23%
 No Earnings 3,428 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,782 73.0%
 Public transportation 796 10.0%
 Taxicab 26 0.3%
 Motorcycle 32 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 425 5.4%
 Worked at Home 861 10.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20816 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 19 0.4%
 High School Graduate 458 9.2%
 Associate's degree 54 1.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,330 26.7%
 Master's degree 1,223 24.5%
 Professional school degree 1,305 26.2%
 Doctorate degree 599 12.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,261 57.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,581 40.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 108 2.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20816

ZIP Code 20816 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20816.

Westbrook Elementary
5110 Allan Ter
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Westland Middle School
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Wood Acres Elementary
5800 Cromwell Dr
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Little Flower School
5601 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Washington Waldorf School
4800 Sangamore Rd
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Washington Episcopal School
5600 Little Falls Pkwy
Bethesda, MD 20816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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