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ZIP Code 20853

Primary City:Rockville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (2:20pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.10, -77.10
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20853. 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 20853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20853, 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 20853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20853 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 20853 are primarily white. 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20853 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,673
Population Density 3,293 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,035
Median Home Value $430,200
Land Area 9.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,740
Median Household Income $100,435

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male 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
Male8791,0391,0091,0069218068059321,0111,1521,1811,041799611505446300190
Female8749209908797446868249701,0651,2311,2591,054890785638537368326
Total1,7531,9591,9991,8851,6651,4921,6291,9022,0762,3832,4402,0951,6891,3961,143983668516

Gender

 Male 14,633 49%
 Female 15,040 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,831 63.5%
 Black Or African American 3,362 11.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 136 0.5%
 Asian 3,547 12.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 2,651 8.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,132 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner385091,3502,0741,8321,267915249
Renter4225333632817514114091
Total807621,6862,4022,0071,4081,055340

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,113 63%
 Single Guardian 1,464 15%
 Singles 1,765 18%
 Singles With Roommate 398 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,120 63%
 Households with Kids 3,620 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male167183198174217205210191216191201198206213224196246196144182
Female154187190187183196164190187191182210210197184206218160111127
Total321370388361400401374381403382383408416410408402464356255309

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20853 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 20853 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 20853 real estate data, the median home value of $430,200 is extremely 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 20853. Rentals in 20853 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,524 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 26 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 123 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,305 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,929 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,506 15%
 Households Vacant 295 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 76 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 118 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 2%
 1 Bedroom 470 28%
 2 Bedroom 290 17%
 3+ Bedroom 878 52%
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 $100,435 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20853 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 20853 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 20853. 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 11,132 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,077 25%
 No Earnings 6,798 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 11,132 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,077 25%
 No Earnings 6,798 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,190 78.9%
 Public transportation 2,358 15.3%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 249 1.6%
 Worked at Home 636 4.1%
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 1,125 11%
 High School Graduate 3,365 34%
 Associate's degree 450 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,521 26%
 Master's degree 1,330 14%
 Professional school degree 504 5%
 Doctorate degree 508 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,177 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 897 16.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 442 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20853

ZIP Code 20853 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20853.

Beverly Farms Elementary
15101 Bauer Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Brookhaven Elementary
4610 Renn St
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Cashell Elementary
17101 Cashell Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Earle B. Wood Middle School
14615 Bauer Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Flower Valley Elementary
4615 Sunflower Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary
14516 Nadine Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Parkland Middle School
4610 West Frankfort Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Rock Creek Valley Elementary
5121 Russett Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Wheaton Woods Elementary
4510 Faroe Place
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Alternative Programs
14501 Avery Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy
13300 Arctic Ave
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Frost School
4915 Aspen Hill Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Jude School
4820 Walbridge St
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Patrick School
4101 Norbeck Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sulam School
13300 Arctic Ave
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
School for Tomorrow
4511 Bestor Dr
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Children'S Learning Center
4511 Bestor Dr Ste 1
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Norbeck Montessori Center
4500 Muncaster Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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