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ZIP Code 20855

Primary City:Derwood, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (1:59am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.14, -77.13
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20855

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20855. 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 20855. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20855, 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:
Derwood, MD
Acceptable:
Rockville

Stats and Demographics for the 20855 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20855 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 20855 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 an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20855 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,295
Population Density 1,090 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,018
Median Home Value $453,900
Land Area 13.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,889
Median Household Income $120,603

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3534234835844263372903514555706696154873682731639152
Female36443642749137434032641554966872365251934926817387144
Total7178599101,0758006776167661,0041,2381,3921,2671,006717541336178196

Gender

 Male 6,990 49%
 Female 7,305 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,567 66.9%
 Black Or African American 1,119 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.3%
 Asian 2,565 17.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 465 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 528 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner202446391,2021,14964626752
Renter2212217213888604523
Total423668111,3401,23770631275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,415 70%
 Single Guardian 615 13%
 Singles 661 14%
 Singles With Roommate 198 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,074 63%
 Households with Kids 1,815 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male727172768277689997881089394100139136137977568
Female66787587888690888481759279100121123114666764
Total138149147163170163158187181169183185173200260259251163142132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20855 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 20855 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 20855 real estate data, the median home value of $453,900 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 20855. Rentals in 20855 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20855 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,223 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 22 0.2%
 Other Institutional 11 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,348 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 871 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 670 13%
 Households Vacant 129 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 34 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 34 4.4%
 2 Bedroom 136 17.8%
 3+ Bedroom 591 77.2%
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 $120,603 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20855 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 20855 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 20855. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,150 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,821 24%
 No Earnings 3,657 31%
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 5,150 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,821 24%
 No Earnings 3,657 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,811 80.7%
 Public transportation 763 10.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 0.7%
 Worked at Home 570 7.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20855 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 137 3%
 High School Graduate 1,014 22%
 Associate's degree 221 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,546 34%
 Master's degree 995 22%
 Professional school degree 257 6%
 Doctorate degree 420 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,186 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 487 17.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 132 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20855

ZIP Code 20855 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20855.

Candlewood Elementary
7210 Osprey Dr
Rockville, MD 20855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Mill Creek Towne Elementary
17700 Park Mill Dr
Rockville, MD 20855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Redland Middle School
6505 Muncaster Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20855
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Sequoyah Elementary
17301 Bowie Mill Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Col. Zadok Magruder High School
5939 Muncaster Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20855
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Camp Olympia Country Day School
5511 Muncaster Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20855
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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