Zip Code 20794 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameJessup
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Secondary County: Anne Arundel
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:14098
Racial Majority:African American 39.86%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 32.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$75173
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67490
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range148 - 279 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.15014300, -76.78865500

Zip Code 20794 Description

Zip Code 20794 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 20794 is primarily located in Howard County. Portions of 20794 are also located in Anne Arundel County. The official US Postal Service name for 20794 is JESSUP, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20794 are contained within or border the city limits of Jessup, MD, Savage-Guilford, MD, Columbia, MD, and Fort Meade, MD. Zip code 20794 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 20794 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20794 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 20794 decreased to 14098 from 15797 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20794 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20794 public schools is Black. 38.3% of students in 20794 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6313 45.36% 6226 +1%
 Black Or African American 5548 39.86% 6217 -11%
 Hispanic 968 6.96% 864 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.11% 31 -52%
 Asian 789 5.67% 424 +86%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 32 0% 32 -100%
 Two Or More Races 303 2.04% 303 -6%

Zip Code 20794 Race/Ethnicity

 White 32.3%
 Black Or African American 32.6%
 Hispanic 17.1%
 Asian 9.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 7.9%

Zip Code 20794 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1409815797
Male Population64.60%
Female Population35.40%
Total Households3062
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$75173
Income Under $50K Per Year27.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year31.70%
20794 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 2Dutch RuppersbergerDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$280000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$291500
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 20794 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342526166645745362845
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758388867968574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.452.9643.34.443.6743.814.153.443.493.4344.14
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type20794
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours