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ZIP Code 20902

Primary City:Silver Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.04, -77.04
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20902

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20902. 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 20902. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20902, 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:
Wheaton

Stats and Demographics for the 20902 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20902 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 20902 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 slightly higher than average. 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 20902 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48,841
Population Density 6,443 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,073
Median Home Value $355,500
Land Area 7.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,271
Median Household Income $76,646

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0131,6301,4931,5321,6132,0891,9701,9491,8261,6401,5521,3811,064714508383308296
Female1,8471,6281,4811,4401,4941,8921,9761,9221,7961,7111,7131,5871,261893679549476535
Total3,8603,2582,9742,9723,1073,9813,9463,8713,6223,3513,2652,9682,3251,6071,187932784831

Gender

 Male 23,961 49%
 Female 24,880 51%
Gender

Race

 White 23,515 48.1%
 Black Or African American 9,175 18.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 357 0.7%
 Asian 4,969 10.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 39 0.1%
 Other Race 8,433 17.3%
 Two Or More Races 2,353 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner571,1082,0862,5082,3521,286885463
Renter3331,5511,3741,05366929315895
Total3902,6593,4603,5613,0211,5791,043558

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,149 50%
 Single Guardian 3,111 19%
 Singles 3,876 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,135 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,072 62%
 Households with Kids 6,199 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male403417405358332320345316317295268320309301335313331267286297
Female378364370352384319314312299295304274295313314333295246252248
Total781781775710716639659628616590572594604614649646626513538545

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20902 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20902 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 20902 real estate data, the median home value of $355,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20902 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20902 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 20902 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,317 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 310 0.6%
 Other Institutional 40 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 166 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,466 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,279 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,526 32%
 Households Vacant 802 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 247 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 5%
 For Sale Only 132 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 288 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 198 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,252 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,320 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,164 36%
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 $76,646 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20902 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 20902 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 20902 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 17,976 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,640 28%
 No Earnings 9,324 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 17,976 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,640 28%
 No Earnings 9,324 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,365 72.0%
 Public transportation 5,673 22.3%
 Taxicab 12 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 601 2.4%
 Worked at Home 837 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 3,291 20%
 High School Graduate 5,485 34%
 Associate's degree 566 3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,425 21%
 Master's degree 1,982 12%
 Professional school degree 777 5%
 Doctorate degree 745 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,704 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,743 18.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,062 11.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20902

ZIP Code 20902 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20902.

Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School
11800 Monticello Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Glen Haven Elementary
10900 Inwood Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Highland Elementary
3100 Medway St
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Kemp Mill Elementary
411 Sisson St
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Flora M. Singer Elementary School
2600 Hayden Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Oakland Terrace Elementary
2720 Plyers Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Sligo Middle School
1401 Dennis Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Arcola Elementary
1820 Franwall Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
John F. Kennedy High School
1901 Randolph Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Mcps Transitions School
11721 Kemp Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
St Andrew Apostle School
11602 Kemp Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Catherine Laboure School
11811 Claridge Rd
Wheaton, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St John the Evangelist School
10201 Woodland Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva of Greater Washington Boys Division
1216 Arcola Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Rock Creek Montessori School
3701 Spruell Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Evergreen Montessori School
10700 Georgia Ave
Wheaton, MD 20902
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Pathways School - Northwood at Hyattsville
1200 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, MD 20902
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Pathways School-Springville
2601 University Blvd W 3rd Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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