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ZIP Code 20874

Primary City:Germantown, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Germantown
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (3:32pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.15, -77.29
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20874. 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 20874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20874, 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:
Germantown, MD
Acceptable:
Darnestown

Stats and Demographics for the 20874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20874 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20874 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20874 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 57,367
Population Density 2,704 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,256
Median Home Value $288,400
Land Area 21.22 sq mi
Water Area 1.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 21,291
Median Household Income $84,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,4092,0401,9311,8561,6002,3342,5392,3782,3492,2351,9701,4991,05553735321011361
Female2,2872,0681,9301,6831,6522,6912,8242,6472,5912,5792,2681,6751,220740431283154175
Total4,6964,1083,8613,5393,2525,0255,3635,0254,9404,8144,2383,1742,2751,277784493267236

Gender

 Male 27,469 48%
 Female 29,898 52%
Gender

Race

 White 28,534 49.7%
 Black Or African American 12,992 22.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 257 0.4%
 Asian 9,256 16.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 3,626 6.3%
 Two Or More Races 2,680 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1202,3873,8534,2482,66882026758
Renter4532,2131,7411,26967431014466
Total5734,6005,5945,5173,3421,130411124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,458 49%
 Single Guardian 4,131 19%
 Singles 5,192 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,510 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 12,698 60%
 Households with Kids 8,593 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male491457474479391421417407404398346418389380425382410346293303
Female477468424445438423384402421430350391366393365366361311280254
Total968925898924829844801809825828696809755773790748771657573557

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20874 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20874 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 20874 real estate data, the median home value of $288,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20874 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 57,349 100.0%
 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 18 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 13,547 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 874 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,870 31%
 Households Vacant 965 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 323 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 3%
 For Sale Only 222 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 286 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 151 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,472 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,427 48%
 3+ Bedroom 2,061 29%
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 $84,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20874 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. ZIP code 20874 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 20874. 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 24,556 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,539 26%
 No Earnings 8,863 20%
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 24,556 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,539 26%
 No Earnings 8,863 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 27,653 84.0%
 Public transportation 3,566 10.8%
 Taxicab 34 0.1%
 Motorcycle 56 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 500 1.5%
 Worked at Home 1,096 3.3%
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 1,438 8%
 High School Graduate 6,617 37%
 Associate's degree 945 5%
 Bachelor's degree 4,882 27%
 Master's degree 2,917 16%
 Professional school degree 494 3%
 Doctorate degree 748 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,804 79.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,552 12.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 979 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20874

ZIP Code 20874 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20874.

Longview School
13900 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Roberto W. Clemente Middle School
18808 Waring Station Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary
12500 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Germantown Elementary
19110 Liberty Mill Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Kingsview Middle School
18909 Kingsview Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
13902 Bromfield Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School
13737 Wisteria Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Lake Seneca Elementary
13600 Wanegarden Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Clopper Mill Elementary
18501 Cinnamon Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Waters Landing Elementary
13100 Waters Landing Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Great Seneca Creek Elementary
13010 Dairymaid Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Pep - Itinerant
12900 Middlebrook Rd Rm 3305
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Ronald A. Mcnair Elementary
13881 Hopkins Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Seneca Valley High School
19401 Crystal Rock Dr
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Northwest High School
13501 Richter Farm Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Covenant Christian School
18901 Waring Station Rd
Germantown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Seneca Academy
15601 Germantown Rd
Darnestown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mary of Nazareth School
14131 Seneca Rd
Darnestown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Butler School
15951 Germantown Rd
Darnestown, MD 20874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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