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ZIP Code 20317

Primary City:Washington, DC (View All Cities)
Organization:Soldiers Airmens Home
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: District of Columbia
Timezone: Eastern (4:44am)
Area code: 202 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.904, -77.032
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20317

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20317. 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 20317. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20317, 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
Soldiers Airmens Home

Stats and Demographics for the 20317 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20317 is located in central 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20317 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20317 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 903
Population Density 1,982 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,014
Land Area 0.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 696
Median Household Income $21,591

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 82Male Median Age: 82Female Median Age: 86

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 797 88%
 Female 106 12%


 White 743 82%
 Black Or African American 117 13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 1%
 Asian 8 1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 9 1%
 Two Or More Races 16 2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8 1.1%
 Single Guardian 0 0.0%
 Singles 686 98.6%
 Singles With Roommate 2 0.3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 694 99.7%
 Households with Kids 2 0.3%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20317 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 20317 were primarily built in the 1950s. Rentals in 20317 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20317 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 712 79%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 21%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 0.1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0.0%
 Renter Occupied Households 695 68.5%
 Households Vacant 318 31.4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 298 93.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 1 0.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 5.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 246 100%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $21,591 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20317 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 2%
 No Earnings 348 98%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 2%
 No Earnings 348 98%
Source of Earnings

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 36 13%
 High School Graduate 101 38%
 Associate's degree 16 6%
 Bachelor's degree 29 11%
 Master's degree 10 4%
 Professional school degree 53 20%
 Doctorate degree 23 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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