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ZIP Code 20903

Primary City:Silver Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (2:26pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.02, -76.98
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20903. 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 20903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20903, 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
Unacceptable:
Hillandale, Takoma Park

Stats and Demographics for the 20903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20903 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 20903 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20903 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,625
Population Density 6,554 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,318
Median Home Value $326,500
Land Area 3.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,995
Median Household Income $56,903

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0648567837931,0891,2881,1921,01782474165857137929718212811090
Female1,0338036907219221,0691,022910785687694635495341248204154150
Total2,0971,6591,4731,5142,0112,3572,2141,9271,6091,4281,3521,206874638430332264240

Gender

 Male 12,062 51%
 Female 11,563 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,544 27.7%
 Black Or African American 6,835 28.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 224 0.9%
 Asian 2,391 10.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 6,339 26.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,272 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner19186437681662417253122
Renter3231,2381,0727644862079533
Total3421,4241,5091,4451,148624348155

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,077 44%
 Single Guardian 2,031 29%
 Singles 1,333 19%
 Singles With Roommate 554 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,883 56%
 Households with Kids 3,112 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male188199240198175186184162149166155141166155157145172171148189
Female220186208214166173134162168141125144147133151149140145136164
Total408385448412341359318324317307280285313288308294312316284353

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20903 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20903 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 20903 real estate data, the median home value of $326,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20903 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20903 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,539 99.6%
 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 86 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,232 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 545 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,218 58%
 Households Vacant 323 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 183 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 4%
 For Sale Only 43 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 47 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,051 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,521 57%
 3+ Bedroom 772 18%
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 $56,903 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20903 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 20903 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 20903 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 7,822 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,773 35%
 No Earnings 4,670 24%
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 7,822 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,773 35%
 No Earnings 4,670 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,338 74.9%
 Public transportation 2,676 21.5%
 Taxicab 20 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 177 1.4%
 Worked at Home 254 2.0%
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 3,163 40%
 High School Graduate 2,584 33%
 Associate's degree 278 4%
 Bachelor's degree 898 11%
 Master's degree 499 6%
 Professional school degree 233 3%
 Doctorate degree 177 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,960 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 333 6.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 761 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20903

ZIP Code 20903 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20903.

Broad Acres Elementary
710 Beacon Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Cresthaven Elementary
1234 Cresthaven Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
New Hampshire Estates Elementary
8720 Carroll Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Roscoe R Nix Elementary
1100 Corliss St
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Francis Scott Key Middle School
910 Schindler Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
St Francis International School
1500 Saint Camillus Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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