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ZIP Code 20778

Primary City:West River, MD (View All Cities)
County: Anne Arundel County
Timezone: Eastern (6:27am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.84, -76.56
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20778

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 20778. 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 20778. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 20778, 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:
West River, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20778 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20778 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 20778 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20778 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,009
Population Density 256 people per sq mi
Housing Units 813
Median Home Value $494,300
Land Area 7.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 747
Median Household Income $103,550

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5504494
5-96161122
10-149073163
15-197552127
20-24482977
25-29332659
30-34393574
35-394476120
40-447379152
45-49111109220
50-54104101205
55-5996119215
60-647459133
65-696153114
70-74322759
75-79212546
80-8461016
85 Plus4913

Gender

 Male 1,022 51%
 Female 987 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,867 92.9%
 Black Or African American 88 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 22 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 26 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24314
25-34271643
35-4411417131
45-5420916225
55-6417913192
65-741045109
75-8436137
85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 501 67%
 Single Guardian 76 10%
 Singles 133 18%
 Singles With Roommate 37 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 494 66%
 Households with Kids 253 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16814
2131023
311819
414923
5131023
691322
7131326
8131124
9131427
10251338
11161531
12191231
13182139
14121224
15181634
16161127
17181129
1812820
1911617
209817

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20778 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20778 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 20778 real estate data, the median home value of $494,300 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 20778. Rentals in 20778 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20778 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,004 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 566 70%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 111 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 9%
 Households Vacant 66 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 11 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 26%
 For Migrant Workers 2 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 34 100%
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 $103,550 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20778 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 20778 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 960 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 341 20%
 No Earnings 395 23%
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 960 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 341 20%
 No Earnings 395 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,026 87%
 Public transportation 12 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 5%
 Worked at Home 80 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 20778 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 2 0.3%
 High School Graduate 462 63.8%
 Associate's degree 56 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 151 20.9%
 Master's degree 16 2.2%
 Professional school degree 22 3.0%
 Doctorate degree 15 2.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 285 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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