Zip Code 20640 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIndian Head
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charles
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:10438
Racial Majority:White 45.87%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 58.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$58956
Average Adjusted Gross Income$62160
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time42.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range13 - 138 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.56474700, -77.18160800

Zip Code 20640 Description

Zip Code 20640 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20640 is primarily located in Charles County. The official US Postal Service name for 20640 is INDIAN HEAD, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20640 are contained within or border the city limits of Bryans Road, MD, Potomac Heights, MD, and Indian Head, MD. Zip code 20640 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20640 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20640 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20640 increased to 10438 from 8273 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20640 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20640 public schools is Black. 40.5% of students in 20640 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4853 45.87% 4832 +0%
 Black Or African American 4688 44.31% 4575 +2%
 Hispanic 204 1.93% 306 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 200 1.89% 106 +89%
 Asian 190 1.8% 262 -27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.06% 5 +20%
 Other Race 10 0.09% 10 +0%
 Two Or More Races 342 4.05% 342 +25%

Zip Code 20640 Race/Ethnicity

 White 28.8%
 Black Or African American 58.9%
 Hispanic 3.8%
 Asian 1.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 5.9%

Zip Code 20640 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population104388273
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households3683
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$58956
Income Under $50K Per Year40.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.90%
20640 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$221241
Average Real Estate Sale Price$187577
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20640 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536267665946383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)44485768768487867969584867
Avg Precip (In.)3.462.873.913.184.123.724.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20640
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours