Zip Code 20659 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMechanicsville
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Saint Marys
Secondary County: Charles
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:23498
Racial Majority:White 84.11%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$71749
Average Adjusted Gross Income$78680
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time41.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 148 ft.
Area100 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.41843600, -76.72262100

Zip Code 20659 Description

Zip Code 20659 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20659 is primarily located in Saint Marys County. Portions of 20659 are also located in Charles County. The official US Postal Service name for 20659 is MECHANICSVILLE, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20659 are contained within or border the city limits of Charlotte Hall, MD, Golden Beach, MD, . Zip code 20659 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20659 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20659 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20659 increased to 23498 from 20992 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20659 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20659 public schools is White. 27.9% of students in 20659 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 20194 84.11% 20575 -2%
 Black Or African American 2293 9.55% 1812 +27%
 Hispanic 667 2.78% 403 +66%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2% 80 -40%
 Asian 273 1.14% 160 +71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.02% 10 -40%
 Other Race 16 0.03% 16 -50%
 Two Or More Races 442 2.17% 442 +18%

Zip Code 20659 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.4%
 Black Or African American 4.4%
 Hispanic 3.2%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.8%

Zip Code 20659 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2349820992
Male Population50.00%
Female Population50.00%
Total Households7783
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
27.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$71749
Income Under $50K Per Year26.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year46.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.60%
20659 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$384442
Average Real Estate Sale Price$239035
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
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 11 - 20

Zip Code 20659 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536266655947383046
Avg Max Temp (°F)45485767758387857968594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.853.244.433.394.244.14.383.944.283.723.43.3446.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lexington Park, MD
CBSA Type20659
CBSA Population106284
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours