Zip Code 20817 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBethesda
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:36240
Racial Majority:White 71.61%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$149059
Average Adjusted Gross Income$276350
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range220 - 348 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.00344086, -77.15879822

Zip Code 20817 Description

Zip Code 20817 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20817 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20817 is BETHESDA, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20817 are contained within or border the city limits of Bethesda, MD, Potomac, MD, North Bethesda, MD, Cabin John, MD, and Brookmont, MD. Zip code 20817 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20817 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20817 is 7.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20817 increased to 36240 from 35105 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20817 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20817 public schools is White. 4.9% of students in 20817 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 25829 71.61% 26829 -4%
 Black Or African American 799 2.22% 1362 -41%
 Hispanic 3258 9.03% 2665 +22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.06% 32 -31%
 Asian 4923 13.65% 4252 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 19 -100%
 Other Race 119 0.37% 119 +13%
 Two Or More Races 962 3.06% 962 +15%

Zip Code 20817 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.6%
 Black Or African American 5.4%
 Hispanic 11%
 Asian 12%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 6.9%

Zip Code 20817 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3624035105
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households13371
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
4.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$149059
Income Under $50K Per Year9.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year72.70%
20817 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1355938
Average Real Estate Sale Price$903694
Current Unemployment Level 7.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20817 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342526166645745362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758387867968574666
Avg Precip (In.)3.342.873.893.344.363.714.023.844.173.453.413.2943.68
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20817
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours