Zip Code 20842 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDickerson
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Secondary County: Frederick
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:1824
Racial Majority:White 76.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 78.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$112444
Average Adjusted Gross Income$173030
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range259 - 509 ft.
Area52 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.20334300, -77.43235000

Zip Code 20842 Description

Zip Code 20842 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20842 is primarily located in Montgomery County. Portions of 20842 are also located in Frederick County. The official US Postal Service name for 20842 is DICKERSON, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20842 are contained within or border the city limits of Barnesville, MD, . Zip code 20842 is within area code 240, area code 301 and area code 703. 20842 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20842 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% 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 20842 decreased to 1824 from 1848 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20842 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20842 public schools is White. 13.3% of students in 20842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1445 76.9% 1542 -6%
 Black Or African American 77 4.1% 124 -38%
 Hispanic 318 16.92% 96 +231%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 39 2.08% 19 +105%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 39 0% 39 -100%

Zip Code 20842 Race/Ethnicity

 White 78.8%
 Black Or African American 6.1%
 Hispanic 5.5%
 Asian 2.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.7%

Zip Code 20842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population18241848
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households705
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
13.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$112444
Income Under $50K Per Year23.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year58.60%
20842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$557882
Average Real Estate Sale Price$499900
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64a - Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20842 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342526065635644362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41465566758387857868574665
Avg Precip (In.)3.162.73.713.264.43.873.813.464.063.363.293.0842.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20842
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 20842
Poolesville High SchoolMontgomery
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 20842
Poole Middle SchoolMontgomery