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ZIP Code 20896

Primary City:Garrett Park, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (5:56pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.037, -77.093
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20896

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20896. 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 20896. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20896, 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:
Garrett Park, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20896 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20896 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 20896 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20896 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 906
Population Density 3,661 people per sq mi
Housing Units 352
Median Home Value $690,500
Land Area 0.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 335
Median Household Income $128,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 432 48%
 Female 474 52%


 White 836 92.3%
 Black Or African American 11 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 29 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 26 2.9%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 220 66%
 Single Guardian 39 12%
 Singles 58 17%
 Singles With Roommate 18 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 211 63%
 Households with Kids 124 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20896 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20896 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 20896 real estate data, the median home value of $690,500 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 20896. Rentals in 20896 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20896 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 906 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 216 61%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 92 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 8%
 Households Vacant 17 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 82%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 21 100%
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 $128,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20896 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 20896 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. A higher percentage of people in 20896 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 20896. 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 289 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 30%
 No Earnings 192 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 289 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 206 30%
 No Earnings 192 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 262 60%
 Public transportation 77 18%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 5%
 Worked at Home 74 17%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20896 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 3 1%
 High School Graduate 37 14%
 Associate's degree 3 1%
 Bachelor's degree 106 39%
 Master's degree 62 23%
 Professional school degree 23 8%
 Doctorate degree 37 14%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 173 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 70 28%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20896

ZIP Code 20896 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20896.

Holy Cross School
4900 Strathmore Ave
Garrett Park, MD 20896
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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