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ZIP Code 20017

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North Michigan Park|Northeast
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (10:03am)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.94, -76.99
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20017. 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 20017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20017, 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 20017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20017 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20017 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20017 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,735
Population Density 8,026 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,729
Median Home Value $344,900
Land Area 2.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,278
Median Household Income $56,980

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5458397855
5-9363364727
10-14389357746
15-195757121,287
20-247267711,497
25-296347121,346
30-345836401,223
35-395175221,039
40-444835421,025
45-495576641,221
50-546066681,274
55-595247191,243
60-644865961,082
65-69352457809
70-74265413678
75-79209352561
80-84165341506
85 Plus174442616

Gender

 Male 8,066 45%
 Female 9,669 55%
Gender

Race

 White 3,498 19.7%
 Black Or African American 12,801 72.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.4%
 Asian 310 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 541 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 519 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2415287302
25-343626751,037
35-445884791,067
45-547806221,402
55-649575281,485
65-74632315947
75-84525171696
85 Plus27072342

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,746 24%
 Single Guardian 1,905 26%
 Singles 2,808 39%
 Singles With Roommate 819 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,615 77%
 Households with Kids 1,663 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19580175
210179180
38374157
47679155
58582167
66967136
76872140
87774151
96469133
108165146
116868136
128353136
138285167
147586161
157977156
169671167
179599194
18144220364
19161245406
20104148252

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20017 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 20017 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 20017 real estate data, the median home value of $344,900 is 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 20017. Rentals in 20017 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 20017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,254 91.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 342 1.9%
 Other Institutional 58 0.3%
 College Student Housing 627 3.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 454 2.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,199 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 930 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,149 41%
 Households Vacant 451 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 212 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 64 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 93 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,397 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,119 33%
 3+ Bedroom 789 23%
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 $56,980 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20017 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 20017 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. However, that is not the case in 20017. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 6,313 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,900 24%
 No Earnings 5,856 36%
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 6,313 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,900 24%
 No Earnings 5,856 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,146 49.7%
 Public transportation 3,176 38.1%
 Taxicab 28 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 771 9.2%
 Worked at Home 222 2.7%
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 789 13%
 High School Graduate 2,695 46%
 Associate's degree 255 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,072 18%
 Master's degree 705 12%
 Professional school degree 184 3%
 Doctorate degree 203 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,087 74.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 501 17.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 224 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20017

ZIP Code 20017 is in the Elsie Whitlow Stokes Communtiy Freedom Public Charter Schools. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20017.

Elsie Whitlow Stokes Communtiy Freedom Pcs
3700 Oakview Terr NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elsie Whitlow Stokes Communtiy Freedom Public Charter Schools
Brookland Ec at Bunker Hill
1150 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Mary Mcleod Bethune Day Academy Pcs Slowe Campus
1404 Jackson St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mary Mcleod Bethune Public Charter Schools
D C Preparatory Edgewood Middle Campus Pcs
701 Edgewood St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: DC Preparatory Academy Public Charter Schools
D C Preparatory Edgewood Elementary Campus Pcs
701 Edgewood St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: DC Preparatory Academy Public Charter Schools
Hope Community Pcs Tolson Campus
2917 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hope Community Academy Public Charter Schools
William E. Doar Jr Pcs
705 Edgewood St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: William E Doar Jr Public Charter Schools
Potomac Lighthouse Pcs
4401 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Potomac Lighthouse Public Charter Schools
Washington Yu Ying Pcs
220 Taylor St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington Yu Ying Public Charter Schools
Luke Moore Alternative High School
1001 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: District of Columbia Public Schools
Archbishop Carroll High School
4300 Harewood Rd NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Anselm'S Abbey School
4501 South Dakota Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Washington Jesuit Academy
900 Varnum St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Metropolitan Day School
1240 Randolph St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kennedy Institute
801 Buchanan St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Anthony Catholic School
12th & Lawrence St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington DC
4301 Harewood Rd NE
Washington, DC 20017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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