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ZIP Code 20794

Post Office City:Jessup, MD (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Eastern (1:03pm)
Coordinates:39.15, -76.80
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 20794

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 20794. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 20794 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Jessup, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 20794 ZIP Code

ZIP code 20794 is located in northern Maryland 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 20794 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 20794 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,098
Population Density 1,382 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,202
Median Home Value $288,100
Land Area 10.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,062
Median Household Income $77,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5271222493
5-9237244481
10-14282260542
15-19428270698
20-241,0723311,403
25-291,2594241,683
30-341,0154451,460
35-398524101,262
40-449694601,429
45-498384971,335
50-547244211,145
55-59445304749
60-64278244522
65-69195168363
70-74117117234
75-796684150
80-84294776
85 Plus254873

Gender

 Male 9,102 65%
 Female 4,996 35%
Gender

Race

 White 6,636 47.1%
 Black Or African American 6,274 44.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.3%
 Asian 429 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 323 2.3%
 Two Or More Races 382 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24224870
25-34282207489
35-44439137576
45-54683138821
55-6449487581
65-7427247319
75-8412136157
85 Plus371249

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,521 50%
 Single Guardian 567 19%
 Singles 776 25%
 Singles With Roommate 198 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,001 65%
 Households with Kids 1,061 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1513889
2494190
36855123
4503787
5514596
65455109
75458112
8334073
9454691
106542107
115942101
125955114
134966115
145055105
155566121
166550115
177454128
1810548153
1912952181
2016468232

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 20794 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 20794 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 20794 real estate data, the median home value of $288,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 20794 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 20794 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 20794 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,074 57.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,778 41.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 212 1.5%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,822 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 528 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 712 22%
 Households Vacant 140 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 32.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2.1%
 For Sale Only 35 25.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 6.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 2.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 31.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 230 29%
 2 Bedroom 297 37%
 3+ Bedroom 276 34%
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 $77,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 20794 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. Most commuters in 20794 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Jessup, MD commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,568 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,897 15%
 No Earnings 7,152 57%
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 3,568 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,897 15%
 No Earnings 7,152 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,840 91%
 Public transportation 148 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 94 2%
 Worked at Home 124 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,837 25.4%
 High School Graduate 5,401 48.4%
 Associate's degree 745 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,581 14.2%
 Master's degree 424 3.8%
 Professional school degree 107 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,393 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 283 16%
 Not Enrolled in School 126 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 20794

ZIP Code 20794 is in the following school districts: Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 20794.

Jessup Elementary
2900 Elementary School Ln
Jessup, MD 20794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Bollman Bridge Elementary
8200 Savage-guilford Road
Jessup, MD 20794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Patuxent Valley Middle School
9151 Vollmerhausen Rd
Jessup, MD 20794
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools

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