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ZIP Code 20012

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Postal Estates|Northwest
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (10:33pm)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.98, -77.03
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20012

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20012. 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 20012. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20012, 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:
Washington, DC

Stats and Demographics for the 20012 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20012 is located in north District of Columbia 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 20012 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 an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20012 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,414
Population Density 5,931 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,058
Median Home Value $542,600
Land Area 2.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,708
Median Household Income $78,356

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5382370752
5-9350316666
10-14272299571
15-19302290592
20-24307361668
25-29430450880
30-34380499879
35-39423524947
40-44465487952
45-49468475943
50-544766281,104
55-594565931,049
60-64422546968
65-69287393680
70-74240320560
75-79188286474
80-84131257388
85 Plus109232341

Gender

 Male 6,088 45%
 Female 7,326 55%
Gender

Race

 White 3,042 22.7%
 Black Or African American 8,771 65.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.5%
 Asian 249 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 738 5.5%
 Two Or More Races 539 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241193104
25-34201452653
35-44501420921
45-547164081,124
55-648773491,226
65-74625189814
75-8452194615
85 Plus22724251

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,057 36%
 Single Guardian 1,219 21%
 Singles 1,958 34%
 Singles With Roommate 474 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,329 76%
 Households with Kids 1,379 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17278150
28071151
37780157
48272154
58170151
67361134
76154115
87171142
96460124
105960119
115353106
125954113
134561106
145671127
156471135
165262114
176760127
186058118
19593998
20564298

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20012 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20012 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 20012 real estate data, the median home value of $542,600 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 20012. Rentals in 20012 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 20012 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,305 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 5 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 22 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,907 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 772 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,029 33%
 Households Vacant 350 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 122 34.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 84 24.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 34.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 203 9%
 1 Bedroom 883 41%
 2 Bedroom 707 33%
 3+ Bedroom 354 16%
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 $78,356 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20012 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 20012 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 20012 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,670 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,492 20%
 No Earnings 4,224 34%
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 5,670 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,492 20%
 No Earnings 4,224 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,772 52.8%
 Public transportation 2,655 37.2%
 Taxicab 54 0.8%
 Motorcycle 29 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 245 3.4%
 Worked at Home 391 5.5%
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 631 12%
 High School Graduate 1,564 31%
 Associate's degree 220 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,181 23%
 Master's degree 804 16%
 Professional school degree 406 8%
 Doctorate degree 244 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,408 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 399 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 110 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20012

ZIP Code 20012 is in the District of Columbia Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20012.

Takoma Ec
7010 Piney Branch Rd NW
Washington, DC 20012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Shepherd Elementary School
7800 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Academia De La Recta Porta Icds
7614 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20012
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
San Miguel School
7705 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20012
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Lowell School
1640 Kalmia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20012
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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