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ZIP Code 20912

Primary City:Takoma Park, MD (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.98, -77.00
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20912

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20912. 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 20912. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20912, 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:
Takoma Park, MD
Acceptable:
Silver Spring

Stats and Demographics for the 20912 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20912 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20912 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20912 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,807
Population Density 9,307 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,257
Median Home Value $432,400
Land Area 2.67 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,508
Median Household Income $62,204

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9607546386877969651,0971,02795088284681355434318314610068
Female9877766606648621,0911,2091,0581,003956994856669405288214157149
Total1,9471,5301,2981,3511,6582,0562,3062,0851,9531,8381,8401,6691,223748471360257217

Gender

 Male 11,809 48%
 Female 12,998 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,331 41.6%
 Black Or African American 9,495 38.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.6%
 Asian 951 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 2,610 10.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,266 5.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner163618151,0371,07843918783
Renter2741,4431,3001,09572438122649
Total2901,8042,1152,1321,802820413132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,564 37%
 Single Guardian 1,996 21%
 Singles 2,898 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,050 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,291 66%
 Households with Kids 3,217 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male182187188197172158143145136151136102137112148129136140134142
Female207219172178169158165136148162115137129117126142123122151125
Total389406360375341316308281284313251239266229274271259262285267

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20912 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 20912 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 20912 real estate data, the median home value of $432,400 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 20912. Rentals in 20912 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20912 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,404 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 66 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 281 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,378 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 638 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,492 54%
 Households Vacant 749 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 229 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 114 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 347 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 193 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,312 43%
 2 Bedroom 2,165 40%
 3+ Bedroom 701 13%
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 $62,204 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20912 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 20912 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 20912 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 9,929 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,705 29%
 No Earnings 3,828 20%
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 9,929 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,705 29%
 No Earnings 3,828 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,848 56.8%
 Public transportation 4,312 31.2%
 Taxicab 49 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 817 5.9%
 Worked at Home 793 5.7%
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 1,022 13%
 High School Graduate 3,150 39%
 Associate's degree 293 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,735 22%
 Master's degree 1,105 14%
 Professional school degree 412 5%
 Doctorate degree 329 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,181 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 667 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 408 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20912

ZIP Code 20912 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20912.

Piney Branch Elementary
7510 Maple Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Rolling Terrace Elementary
705 Bayfield St
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Takoma Park Elementary
7511 Holly Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools
Carole Highlands Elementary
1610 Hannon St
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prince George'S County Public Schools
Takoma Academy
8120 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
John Nevins Andrews School
117 Elm Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sligo Adventist School
8300 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School
1010 Larch Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
The Washington-Mclaughlin Christian School
6501 Poplar Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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