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ZIP Code 20860

Primary City:Sandy Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (4:45pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.15, -77.03
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20860

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20860. 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 20860. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20860, 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:
Sandy Spring, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20860 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20860 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 20860 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20860 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,396
Population Density 630 people per sq mi
Housing Units 849
Median Home Value $812,000
Land Area 3.81 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 793
Median Household Income $109,922

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5185989934312235711078867624433272880
Female576710092363632519311585835447374288219
Total10815219819170675486164222173150116917069116299

Gender

 Male 1,062 44%
 Female 1,334 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,442 60.2%
 Black Or African American 574 24.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 237 9.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 40 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 97 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11878168125542911
Renter1122828163772115
Total23010619614191101126

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 438 55%
 Single Guardian 80 10%
 Singles 257 32%
 Singles With Roommate 18 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 497 63%
 Households with Kids 296 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61215111822161118121518252828222810114
Female8622101515121510221722192030192812310
Total1418372133372826283432404448584156221414

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20860 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 20860 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 20860 real estate data, the median home value of $812,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20860. Rentals in 20860 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20860 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,135 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 216 9%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 430 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 309 36%
 Households Vacant 56 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 10 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 21%
 1 Bedroom 46 13%
 2 Bedroom 49 14%
 3+ Bedroom 185 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 $109,922 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20860 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. Residents in ZIP code 20860 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20860 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 739 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 20%
 No Earnings 950 45%
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 739 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 424 20%
 No Earnings 950 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 901 90%
 Public transportation 59 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 1%
 Worked at Home 24 2%
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 67 8%
 High School Graduate 237 30%
 Associate's degree 22 3%
 Bachelor's degree 215 27%
 Master's degree 114 14%
 Professional school degree 60 8%
 Doctorate degree 77 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 299 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 158 35%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20860

ZIP Code 20860 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20860.

Sherwood Elementary
1401 Olneysandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Sherwood High School
300 Olneysandy Spring Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Sandy Spring Friends School
16923 Norwood Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Echelon Academy
808 Olney Sandy Spring Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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