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ZIP Code 20861

Primary City:Ashton, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (12:50am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.15, -77.00
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20861. 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 20861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20861, 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:
Ashton, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20861 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 20861 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 slightly less than average. 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 20861 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,875
Population Density 488 people per sq mi
Housing Units 668
Median Home Value $650,200
Land Area 3.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 641
Median Household Income $161,369

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male434682844428273060861087475314620710
Female48667179482433366410911276675725261122
Total91112153163925260661241952201501428871461832

Gender

 Male 901 48%
 Female 974 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,448 77.2%
 Black Or African American 181 9.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 147 7.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 27 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 68 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21779196153904119
Renter0811155410
Total22590211158944219

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 457 71%
 Single Guardian 78 12%
 Singles 85 13%
 Singles With Roommate 21 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 406 63%
 Households with Kids 235 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1084154111371119141419168241924911
Female1110111291217151311141518131819261067
Total2118152713233022243028293729264345341518

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20861 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20861 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 20861 real estate data, the median home value of $650,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,874 99.9%
 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 1 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 492 74%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 105 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 7%
 Households Vacant 27 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $161,369 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20861 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 20861 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 20861 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 693 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 27%
 No Earnings 367 25%
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 693 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 401 27%
 No Earnings 367 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 805 81%
 Public transportation 96 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 13 1%
 Worked at Home 82 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20861 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 111 19%
 Associate's degree 54 9%
 Bachelor's degree 211 37%
 Master's degree 119 21%
 Professional school degree 53 9%
 Doctorate degree 28 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 165 64%
 Enrolled in Private School 58 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20861

ZIP Code 20861 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20861.

Mater Amoris School
18501 Mink Hollow Rd
Ashton, MD 20861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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