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ZIP Code 20854

Primary City:Potomac, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (1:03am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -77.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20854

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20854. 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 20854. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20854, 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:
Potomac, MD
Acceptable:
Rockville

Stats and Demographics for the 20854 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20854 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 20854 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20854 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,611
Population Density 1,470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,262
Median Home Value $883,500
Land Area 33.75 sq mi
Water Area 2.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,753
Median Household Income $192,648

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0671,8832,2871,9258676124569151,5382,1122,2562,0371,8581,5661,111794480314
Female1,0361,8002,1571,7437465685981,2372,0762,4592,3912,2072,0211,6221,106714541511
Total2,1033,6834,4443,6681,6131,1801,0542,1523,6144,5714,6474,2443,8793,1882,2171,5081,021825

Gender

 Male 24,078 49%
 Female 25,533 51%
Gender

Race

 White 36,423 73.4%
 Black Or African American 2,296 4.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.1%
 Asian 9,024 18.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 446 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,368 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner162822,1024,2974,0692,9511,445297
Renter14108353420175897065
Total303902,4554,7174,2443,0401,515362

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13,127 78%
 Single Guardian 1,401 8%
 Singles 1,896 11%
 Singles With Roommate 329 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,891 59%
 Households with Kids 6,862 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male161222248289345347354391446445453428433528465461501335163170
Female158209254272311334354369432378443444446446439478478239109133
Total319431502561656681708760878823896872879974904939979574272303

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20854 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20854 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 20854 real estate data, the median home value of $883,500 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 20854. Rentals in 20854 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20854 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,131 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 160 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 286 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,784 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,675 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,294 7%
 Households Vacant 509 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 119 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 133 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 124 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 81 6%
 2 Bedroom 156 11%
 3+ Bedroom 1,194 83%
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 $192,648 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20854 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. Residents in ZIP code 20854 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 20854 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 20854. 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 17,305 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,375 24%
 No Earnings 12,295 32%
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 17,305 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,375 24%
 No Earnings 12,295 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,986 80.3%
 Public transportation 1,581 6.7%
 Taxicab 30 0.1%
 Motorcycle 11 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 477 2.0%
 Worked at Home 2,556 10.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20854 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 294 2%
 High School Graduate 1,689 10%
 Associate's degree 386 2%
 Bachelor's degree 4,020 25%
 Master's degree 4,041 25%
 Professional school degree 3,752 23%
 Doctorate degree 2,163 13%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,004 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 3,134 27.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 400 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20854

ZIP Code 20854 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 26 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20854.

Bells Mill Elementary
8225 Bells Mill Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Cold Spring Elementary
9201 Falls Chapel Way
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Potomac Elementary
10311 River Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Ritchie Park Elementary
1514 Dunster Rd
Rockville, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Wayside Elementary
10011 Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Cabin John Middle School
10701 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Winston Churchill High School
11300 Gainsborough Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Ivymount School
11614 Seven Locks Rd
Rockville, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
German School Washington DC
8617 Chateau Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Bullis School
10601 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
MC Lean School of Maryland
8224 Lochinver Ln
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Connelly School of the Holy Child
9029 Bradley Blvd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Our Lady of Mercy School
9222 Kentsdale Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Andrew'S Episcopal School
8804 Postoak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Heights School
10400 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St James' Children'S School
11815 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Beth Sholom Congregation Learning Center
11825 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Diener School
11510 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Maddux School the
11614 Seven Locks Rd
Rockville, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Raphael School
1513 Dunster Rd
Rockville, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Muslim Community School
7917 Montrose Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Manor Montessori School
10500 Oaklyn Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Potomac Glen Day School
9908 S Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Fourth Presbyterian School
10701 S Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Geneva Day School
11931 Seven Locks Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Washington Hebrew Congregation Rjw Ecc
11810 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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