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ZIP Code 20899

Primary City:Gaithersburg, MD (View All Cities)
Organization:Natl Institute Stds & Tech
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (4:34am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.141, -77.220
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20899

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20899. 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 20899. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20899, 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:
Gaithersburg, MD
Unacceptable:
Natl Institute Stds & Tech

Stats and Demographics for the 20899 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20899 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 20899 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20899 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 142
Population Density 1,914 people per sq mi
Housing Units 130
Land Area 0.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 126
Median Household Income $19,375

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male01111101287757852001
Female3000499245129142200
Total3111519211011121716994201

Gender

 Male 76 54%
 Female 66 46%
Gender

Race

 White 45 32%
 Black Or African American 77 54%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 12 8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 4 3%
 Two Or More Races 4 3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00001000
Renter5332128241121
Total5332128251121

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6 5%
 Single Guardian 5 4%
 Singles 113 90%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 123 98%
 Households with Kids 3 2%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

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Male00000100000001000010
Female12000000000000000002
Total12000100000001000012

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20899 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20899 were primarily built in the 1960s. Rentals in 20899 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20899 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 142 100%
 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 0 0.0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 0.8%
 Renter Occupied Households 125 96.2%
 Households Vacant 4 3.1%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 75%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 99 86%
 1 Bedroom 16 14%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $19,375 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 20899 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 20899 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 48%
 No Earnings 17 15%
Employment Status

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 43 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 55 48%
 No Earnings 17 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 89 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20899 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 50 52%
 Associate's degree 46 48%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

Schools in ZIP Code 20899

ZIP Code 20899 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20899.

Nist Child Care Center
Bowman Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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