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ZIP Code 20901

Primary City:Silver Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (4:47pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.02, -77.01
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20901. 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 20901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20901, 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:
Silver Spring, MD
Acceptable:
Takoma Park

Stats and Demographics for the 20901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20901 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20901 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20901 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,832
Population Density 6,468 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,912
Median Home Value $396,400
Land Area 5.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,367
Median Household Income $93,023

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4721,1431,1309821,0341,2711,3701,3431,3221,2291,1631,070860516328280176163
Female1,3551,1721,0309269571,2301,3801,4841,4051,3981,3181,298950633438347319340
Total2,8272,3152,1601,9081,9912,5012,7502,8272,7272,6272,4812,3681,8101,149766627495503

Gender

 Male 16,852 48%
 Female 17,980 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,905 51.4%
 Black Or African American 8,489 24.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 223 0.6%
 Asian 2,730 7.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 3,899 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,558 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner307421,7972,1292,004979580285
Renter2451,14190069243521812169
Total2751,8832,6972,8212,4391,197701354

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,211 50%
 Single Guardian 2,205 18%
 Singles 3,001 24%
 Singles With Roommate 950 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,788 63%
 Households with Kids 4,579 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male280299291280234257210234208253220214216227192199216203172200
Female267296237279242239243239209225199197196213205213209166133151
Total547595528559476496453473417478419411412440397412425369305351

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20901 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20901 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 20901 real estate data, the median home value of $396,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20901. Rentals in 20901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,763 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,001 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,545 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,821 30%
 Households Vacant 545 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 207 38.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3.5%
 For Sale Only 109 20.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 7.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 29.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 200 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,086 27%
 2 Bedroom 1,482 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,251 31%
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 $93,023 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20901 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 20901 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. In 20901 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 14,325 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,595 27%
 No Earnings 6,184 22%
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 14,325 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,595 27%
 No Earnings 6,184 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,390 73.9%
 Public transportation 3,826 19.7%
 Taxicab 51 0.3%
 Motorcycle 6 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 317 1.6%
 Worked at Home 877 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,796 15%
 High School Graduate 3,377 29%
 Associate's degree 432 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,797 24%
 Master's degree 1,820 15%
 Professional school degree 793 7%
 Doctorate degree 754 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,685 68.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,546 22.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 595 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20901

ZIP Code 20901 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20901.

Forest Knolls Elementary
10830 Eastwood Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Highland View Elementary
9010 Providence Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Montgomery Knolls Elementary
807 Daleview Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Oak View Elementary
400 East Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Pine Crest Elementary
201 Woodmoor Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Eastern Middle School
300 University Blvd East
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Burnt Mills Elementary
11211 Childs St
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Montgomery Blair High School
51 University Blvd East
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Northwood High School
919 University Blvd West
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
St Bernadette School
80 University Blvd E
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
National Children'S Center School/Maryland Site
410 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mount Jezreel Christian School
420 University Blvd E
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community School of MD at Northwood High School
919 University Blvd West Room C-203
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery
9504 Brunett Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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