Zip Code 20646 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLa Plata
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charles
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Alternate Zip Code NamesDENTSVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesLAPLATA
Current Population:18890
Racial Majority:White 70.81%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$80593
Average Adjusted Gross Income$87470
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time40.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range75 - 197 ft.
Area82 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.52166200, -76.99900800

Zip Code 20646 Description

Zip Code 20646 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20646 is primarily located in Charles County. The official US Postal Service name for 20646 is LA PLATA, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20646 are contained within or border the city limits of La Plata, MD, Bennsville, MD, Potomac Heights, MD, and Port Tobacco Village, MD. Zip code 20646 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20646 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20646 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20646 increased to 18890 from 16354 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20646 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20646 public schools is White. 22.9% of students in 20646 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 13409 70.81% 13666 -2%
 Black Or African American 3660 19.33% 3766 -3%
 Hispanic 955 5.04% 539 +77%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.4% 95 -21%
 Asian 525 2.77% 385 +36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 14 -100%
 Other Race 14 0.03% 14 -57%
 Two Or More Races 411 1.62% 411 -25%

Zip Code 20646 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.9%
 Black Or African American 25.2%
 Hispanic 4.7%
 Asian 3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 5.7%

Zip Code 20646 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1889016354
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households6662
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$80593
Income Under $50K Per Year28.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.40%
20646 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$385743
Average Real Estate Sale Price$262889
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 20646 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536266655947383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495868758286857969594867
Avg Precip (In.)3.472.883.973.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20646
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours