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ZIP Code 20904

Primary City:Silver Spring, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Silver Spring
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (3:52am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.07, -76.98
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20904

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20904. 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 20904. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20904, 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:
Colesville
Unacceptable:
Cloverly

Stats and Demographics for the 20904 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20904 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 20904 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20904 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 54,612
Population Density 3,995 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,452
Median Home Value $375,200
Land Area 13.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,461
Median Household Income $70,628

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8861,7181,8101,7481,6781,8011,6861,5851,6381,7491,7241,5901,301834632588567649
Female1,7471,7391,6721,6731,7252,1642,1221,9792,0362,1012,1241,8991,5251,0928858389421,165
Total3,6333,4573,4823,4213,4033,9653,8083,5643,6743,8503,8483,4892,8261,9261,5171,4261,5091,814

Gender

 Male 25,184 46%
 Female 29,428 54%
Gender

Race

 White 17,596 32.2%
 Black Or African American 23,355 42.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 194 0.4%
 Asian 7,580 13.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 3,705 6.8%
 Two Or More Races 2,147 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner527331,7562,8032,6531,4771,016524
Renter5112,3752,0021,540900489819811
Total5633,1083,7584,3433,5531,9661,8351,335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,358 46%
 Single Guardian 4,283 21%
 Singles 5,739 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,081 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 13,476 66%
 Households with Kids 6,985 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male372389363369369391297313348385373345357350382359383332292292
Female329348361336351352357339340333341312326360350390351300282250
Total701737724705720743654652688718714657683710732749734632574542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20904 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 20904 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 20904 real estate data, the median home value of $375,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20904. Rentals in 20904 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20904 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 54,160 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 318 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 129 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,648 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,366 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,447 44%
 Households Vacant 991 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 566 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Sale Only 139 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 167 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 133 1%
 1 Bedroom 3,148 34%
 2 Bedroom 4,477 49%
 3+ Bedroom 1,420 15%
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 $70,628 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20904 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 20904 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 20904 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 18,836 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,345 26%
 No Earnings 13,610 31%
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 18,836 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,345 26%
 No Earnings 13,610 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,036 80.3%
 Public transportation 3,539 13.5%
 Taxicab 97 0.4%
 Motorcycle 33 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 347 1.3%
 Worked at Home 1,138 4.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,326 8%
 High School Graduate 5,725 36%
 Associate's degree 923 6%
 Bachelor's degree 4,234 27%
 Master's degree 2,330 15%
 Professional school degree 458 3%
 Doctorate degree 924 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,265 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,725 15.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,069 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20904

ZIP Code 20904 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20904.

Cannon Road Elementary
901 Cannon Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Galway Elementary
12612 Galway Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Glenallan Elementary
13313 Old Columbia Pk
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Jackson Road Elementary
900 Jackson Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Westover Elementary
401 Hawkesbury Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
White Oak Middle School
12201 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
William Tyler Page Elementary
13400 Tamarack Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Greencastle Elementary
13611 Robey Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Springbrook High School
201 Valleybrook Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
St John the Baptist School
12319 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Forcey Christian School Pk-8
2130 E Randolph Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Casa De Montessori
14015 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Julia Brown Montessori School
1300 Milestone Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jamon Montessori Day School
52 Randolph Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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