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ZIP Code 20851

Primary City:Rockville, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Montgomery
Timezone: Eastern (12:45pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.08, -77.12
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20851. 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 20851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20851, 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:
Rockville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20851 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 20851 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20851 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,191
Population Density 5,979 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,042
Median Home Value $332,300
Land Area 2.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,838
Median Household Income $82,201

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male508412392472546701682601532561521428270203141867252
Female492374349431482623602524520594528439323194149149128110
Total1,0007867419031,0281,3241,2841,1251,0521,1551,049867593397290235200162

Gender

 Male 7,180 51%
 Female 7,011 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,640 53.8%
 Black Or African American 1,389 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 109 0.8%
 Asian 2,156 15.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 2,166 15.3%
 Two Or More Races 717 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26286550782656323262104
Renter11461646038118764207
Total1409021,0101,163843387282111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,414 50%
 Single Guardian 898 19%
 Singles 1,075 22%
 Singles With Roommate 451 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,152 65%
 Households with Kids 1,686 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1181019098908488648666797677948886981039791
Female122968991817582756164656177821058687827185
Total240197179189171159170139147130144137154176193172185185168176

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20851 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20851 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 20851 real estate data, the median home value of $332,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,149 99.7%
 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 42 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,366 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 623 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,849 37%
 Households Vacant 204 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 81 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 42 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 404 22.1%
 2 Bedroom 729 39.8%
 3+ Bedroom 691 37.8%
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 $82,201 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20851 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 20851 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. However, that is not the case in 20851. 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 5,939 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,757 25%
 No Earnings 2,244 21%
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 5,939 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,757 25%
 No Earnings 2,244 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,616 71.5%
 Public transportation 1,693 21.6%
 Taxicab 6 0.1%
 Motorcycle 42 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 189 2.4%
 Worked at Home 309 3.9%
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 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 577 13%
 High School Graduate 1,838 40%
 Associate's degree 86 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,092 24%
 Master's degree 519 11%
 Professional school degree 173 4%
 Doctorate degree 255 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,822 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 442 18.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 177 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20851

ZIP Code 20851 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20851.

Carl Sandburg Center
451 Meadow Hall Dr
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Meadow Hall Elementary
951 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Twinbrook Elementary
5911 Ridgeway Ave
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Rockville High School
2100 Baltimore Rd
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Hebrew Day Institute
2200 Baltimore Rd
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd Montessori School
1605 Veirs Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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