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ZIP Code 20837

Primary City:Poolesville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.12, -77.43
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20837. 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 20837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20837, 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:
Poolesville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20837 is located in north 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 20837 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20837 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,789
Population Density 137 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,059
Median Home Value $468,200
Land Area 42.38 sq mi
Water Area 3.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,965
Median Household Income $122,663

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10718927826918089981421873053362671839051472620
Female1321982662731241001001612253493542241908654362627
Total239387544542304189198303412654690491373176105835247

Gender

 Male 2,864 49%
 Female 2,925 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,045 87.1%
 Black Or African American 374 6.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.5%
 Asian 123 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 83 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 136 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6742696354751527421
Renter124376623712116
Total181173456975121648527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,348 69%
 Single Guardian 258 13%
 Singles 287 15%
 Singles With Roommate 72 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,133 58%
 Households with Kids 832 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1323272735393145396250625549745560473338
Female2926303030333752465959495247685055544623
Total424957576572689785121109111107961421051151017961

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20837 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20837 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 20837 real estate data, the median home value of $468,200 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 20837. Rentals in 20837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,783 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,458 71%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 248 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 259 13%
 Households Vacant 94 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 23 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 19%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 158 100%
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 $122,663 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20837 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 20837. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,236 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,413 30%
 No Earnings 1,038 22%
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 2,236 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,413 30%
 No Earnings 1,038 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,628 84%
 Public transportation 149 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 2%
 Worked at Home 277 9%
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 100 6%
 High School Graduate 701 40%
 Associate's degree 103 6%
 Bachelor's degree 543 31%
 Master's degree 167 9%
 Professional school degree 53 3%
 Doctorate degree 96 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,123 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20837

ZIP Code 20837 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20837.

John H. Poole Middle School
17014 Tom Fox Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Poolesville Elementary
19565 Fisher Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Poolesville High School
17501 Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD 20837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools

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