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Zip Code 20879 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 20879 is 24,630 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.03 | Zip Code 20879 land area is 7.6664 sq. miles | Population density is 3,212.72 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 20879

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 34.7
Median Age - Male 33.6
Median Age - Female 36.1

Median age of zip code 20879 is 13.7% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 6.7% lower compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 20879 is 13.4% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 6.1% lower compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 20879 median age is 12.4% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 6.2% lower compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 20879

White population 11505
Black or African American population 5660
Asian population 3410
American Indian and Alaska Native population 79
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 2678

Region of birth

Zip code 20879 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.6% Czech 0.6%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.7%
English 8.9% French No Basque 1.6%
French Canadian 0.3% German 12.6%
Greek 0.9% Hungarian 0.4%
Irish 10.6% Italian 5.3%
Lithuanian 0.1% Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 2.2% Portuguese 0.4%
Russian 1.9% Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.7% Slovak 0.2%
Subsaharan African 3.2% Swedish 0.7%
Swiss 0.5% Ukrainian 0.2%
USA 4.6% Welsh 0.6%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 1.5% Other Ancestries 50.2%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 20879

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5995
Married couples 76.7%
Other couples 23.3%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 20879

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 8.56% 12.11%
$30,000 and $50,000 12.13% 12.33%
$50,000 and $100,000 32.51% 32.61%
$100,000 and $200,000 38.13% 35.92%
$200,000 or more 8.67% 7.03%

Households by size in zip code 20879

Household language in zip code 20879

English language 56.83%
Spanish language 21.57%
Other European language 11.17%
Asian language 7.47%
Other language 2.96%

Population by housing unit in zip code 20879

Total Occupied housing units 8077
Detached housing units 36.35%
Attached housing units 38.22%
2 units 0.3%
3 - 4 units 1.02%
5 - 9 units 3.84%
10 - 19 units 15.46%
20 - 49 units 3.06%
50 or more units 1.42%
Mobile homes 0.33%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 20879

Use car, track or Van 86.99%
Use public transportation 8.3%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.07%
Walk to work 1.09%
Work at home 3.54%

School attendance in zip code 20879

Attent Preschool programs 3.68%
Attend Public School 19.79%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.66%
Attent graduate studies 2.38%
Not enrolled in school 67.49%

Highest school attainment in zip code 20879

Less then 9th grade 5.43%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 7.15%
High school diploma 18.81%
Some college, no degree 24.74%
Associate degree 8.52%
Bachelor's degree 31.57%
Graduate or professional degree 3.78%

Real Estate in zip code 20879

Housing occupied 95.42%
Housing vacant 4.58%
Housing occupied by owner 74.73%
Housing occupied by tenant 25.27%
Total Rented Units 2041
Median Contract Gross Rent $1,376
Median Gross Rent $1,587
Median Home Value $300,500

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 20879 median gross rent is 15.33% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 20879

Studio $1,250
1 Bedroom $1,420
2 Bedrooms $1,610
3 Bedrooms $2,080
4 Bedrooms $2,720
AVERAGE RENT $1,816

Average rent in zip code 20879 ($1,816.00) is 5.1% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 94.2% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 20879 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 5% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 5.2% lower, two bedroom rent is 5.2% lower, three bedroom rent is 5.1% lower, four bedroom rent is 5.2% lower.

Housing units in zip code 20879

Total housing units 8465
Detached housing units 35.46%
Attached housing units 38.59%
2 units 0.28%
3 - 4 units 0.97%
5 - 9 units 4.25%
10 - 19 units 15.72%
20 - 49 units 2.92%
50 or more units 1.48%
Mobile homes 0.32%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 20879

Total Real Estate Taxes $18,051,500
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $16,508,300
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,543,200

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