Zip Code 20744 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFort Washington
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:50722
Racial Majority:African American 73.14%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 76.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.9%
Median Household Income$89965
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68150
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time41.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range62 - 240 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.75041200, -76.99511500

Zip Code 20744 Description

Zip Code 20744 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20744 is primarily located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20744 is FORT WASHINGTON, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20744 are contained within or border the city limits of Fort Washington, MD, Friendly, MD, Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, MD, Camp Springs, MD, Temple Hills, MD, Marlow Heights, MD, and Accokeek, MD. Zip code 20744 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20744 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20744 is 7.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20744 increased to 50722 from 48198 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20744 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20744 public schools is Black. 56.8% of students in 20744 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4772 9.27% 4202 +14%
 Black Or African American 37640 73.14% 38225 -2%
 Hispanic 4365 8.48% 3781 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 209 0.41% 124 +69%
 Asian 3244 6.3% 3084 +5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 19 -100%
 Other Race 111 0.2% 111 -7%
 Two Or More Races 1176 2.19% 1176 -4%

Zip Code 20744 Race/Ethnicity

 White 2.1%
 Black Or African American 76.1%
 Hispanic 15.6%
 Asian 3.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 20744 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5072248198
Male Population47.10%
Female Population52.90%
Total Households18037
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$89965
Income Under $50K Per Year18.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year43.50%
20744 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 5Steny HoyerDemocrat
Maryland District 4Anthony G. BrownDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$246762
Average Real Estate Sale Price$211950
Current Unemployment Level 7.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.0%
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 DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 20744 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526166645845372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475667768488868069584767
Avg Precip (In.)3.392.793.813.134.163.614.083.874.053.393.253.2242.76
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20744
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours