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ZIP Code 20601

Primary City:Waldorf, MD (View All Cities)
County: Charles County
Timezone: Eastern (4:20am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -76.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20601. 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 20601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20601, 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:
Waldorf, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20601 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 20601 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20601 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,156
Population Density 541 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,722
Median Home Value $287,800
Land Area 44.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,336
Median Household Income $93,020

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57717211,492
5-98467641,610
10-149781,0151,993
15-191,0219671,988
20-247406991,439
25-296407161,356
30-347077551,462
35-397669751,741
40-441,0431,2402,283
45-491,0641,1882,252
50-549339921,925
55-597098021,511
60-645576251,182
65-69406418824
70-74230253483
75-79134155289
80-8476112188
85 Plus36102138

Gender

 Male 11,657 48%
 Female 12,499 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,319 42.7%
 Black Or African American 11,305 46.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 167 0.7%
 Asian 890 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 479 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 983 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244496140
25-346334421,075
35-441,6634782,141
45-541,9473692,316
55-641,3561661,522
65-7470977786
75-8427326299
85 Plus48957

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,557 55%
 Single Guardian 1,857 22%
 Singles 1,497 18%
 Singles With Roommate 425 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,825 58%
 Households with Kids 3,511 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1148134282
2168140308
3168156324
4152154306
5152151303
6181143324
7137143280
8176164340
9200163363
10184195379
11181208389
12196204400
13209210419
14208198406
15227216443
16206241447
17220202422
18209164373
19159144303
20162167329

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20601 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20601 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 20601 real estate data, the median home value of $287,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20601 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,130 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,927 68%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 746 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,663 19%
 Households Vacant 386 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 80 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 4%
 For Sale Only 121 31%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 146 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 68 4%
 1 Bedroom 117 7%
 2 Bedroom 614 37%
 3+ Bedroom 846 51%
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 $93,020 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 20601 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. Residents in ZIP code 20601 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20601 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 10,468 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,846 20%
 No Earnings 5,205 27%
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 10,468 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,846 20%
 No Earnings 5,205 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,463 88.4%
 Public transportation 936 7.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 36 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 1.0%
 Worked at Home 411 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 689 8.9%
 High School Graduate 4,479 58.1%
 Associate's degree 624 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,345 17.4%
 Master's degree 496 6.4%
 Professional school degree 27 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 55 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,172 76.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 744 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 558 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20601

ZIP Code 20601 is in the Charles County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20601.

J. P. Ryon Elementary School
12140 Vivian Adams Dr
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
John Hanson Middle School
3165 Camp Meeting Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Malcolm Elementary School
14760 Poplar Hill Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charles County Public Schools
Thomas Stone High School
3785 Leonardtown Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Charles County Public Schools
St Peters Elementary School
3310 Saint Peters Dr
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian Academy of Maryland
13000 Zekiah Dr
Waldorf, MD 20601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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