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ZIP Code 20906

Primary City:Silver Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (3:12am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.09, -77.06
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20906

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20906. 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 20906. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20906, 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:
Aspen Hill
Unacceptable:
Glenmont, Leisure World, Norbeck, Wheaton

Stats and Demographics for the 20906 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20906 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 20906 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20906 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 64,696
Population Density 5,343 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25,715
Median Home Value $311,700
Land Area 12.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24,081
Median Household Income $72,354

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1591,8501,7851,8861,9942,3422,2172,0431,9422,0141,9771,7301,4191,044880832816961
Female2,0211,8101,7501,7601,9522,2782,2452,1892,1672,3272,2662,2291,8991,5501,3851,3341,6122,031
Total4,1803,6603,5353,6463,9464,6204,4624,2324,1094,3414,2433,9593,3182,5942,2652,1662,4282,992

Gender

 Male 29,891 46%
 Female 34,805 54%
Gender

Race

 White 28,689 44.3%
 Black Or African American 16,308 25.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 357 0.6%
 Asian 7,559 11.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 36 0.1%
 Other Race 8,831 13.6%
 Two Or More Races 2,916 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner941,0422,0903,0013,1202,4142,6241,625
Renter4011,8781,7421,521928530506565
Total4952,9203,8324,5224,0482,9443,1302,190

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 10,490 44%
 Single Guardian 4,666 19%
 Singles 7,531 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,394 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 16,679 69%
 Households with Kids 7,402 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male452431433405363392368357370346359370354356362383400364377362
Female418434397391371349355365370360325324395346351344404352309388
Total870865830796734741723722740706684694749702713727804716686750

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20906 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20906 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 20906 real estate data, the median home value of $311,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20906 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20906 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 20906 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 64,047 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 346 0.5%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 98 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 201 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 11,151 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,859 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,071 31%
 Households Vacant 1,634 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 488 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 443 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 81 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 197 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 400 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 1,849 22.6%
 2 Bedroom 3,466 42.4%
 3+ Bedroom 2,804 34.3%
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 $72,354 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20906 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 20906 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 20906 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 23,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,288 24%
 No Earnings 17,050 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 23,942 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,288 24%
 No Earnings 17,050 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 25,501 76.7%
 Public transportation 6,083 18.3%
 Taxicab 16 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 488 1.5%
 Worked at Home 1,137 3.4%
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 4,039 19%
 High School Graduate 8,305 38%
 Associate's degree 889 4%
 Bachelor's degree 4,151 19%
 Master's degree 2,392 11%
 Professional school degree 974 5%
 Doctorate degree 864 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,525 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,001 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,399 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20906

ZIP Code 20906 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20906.

Argyle Middle School
2400 Bel Pre Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Bel Pre Elementary
13801 Rippling Brook Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Georgian Forest Elementary
3100 Regina Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Harmony Hills Elementary
13407 Lydia St
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Strathmore Elementary
3200 Beaverwood Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Viers Mill Elementary
11711 Joseph Mill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
A. Mario Loiederman Middle School
12701 Goodhill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Sargent Shriver Elementary
12518 Greenly Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Wheaton High School
12601 Dalewood Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Thomas Edison High School of Technology
12501 Dalewood Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Barrie School
13500 Layhill Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Winchester School
3223 Bel Pre Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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