Zip Code 20860 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSandy Spring
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:2396
Racial Majority:White 54.24%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$101551
Average Adjusted Gross Income$163830
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time36.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range397 - 420 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.14973700, -77.02948300

Zip Code 20860 Description

Zip Code 20860 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20860 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20860 is SANDY SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20860 are contained within or border the city limits of Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD, Olney, MD, . Zip code 20860 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 20860 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20860 is 5.7% 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 20860 increased to 2396 from 1251 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20860 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20860 public schools is White. 15.4% of students in 20860 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1273 54.24% 1365 -7%
 Black Or African American 513 21.86% 559 -8%
 Hispanic 165 7.03% 140 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 335 14.27% 237 +41%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 85 2.6% 85 -28%

Zip Code 20860 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.4%
 Black Or African American 17%
 Hispanic 12.9%
 Asian 11.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.7%

Zip Code 20860 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population23961251
Male Population44.30%
Female Population55.70%
Total Households793
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$101551
Income Under $50K Per Year18.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year50.60%
20860 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$704385
Average Real Estate Sale Price$602889
Current Unemployment Level 5.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.8%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20860 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065635744362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455465748286847867564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.353.024.123.324.563.843.983.574.073.553.523.444.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20860
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 20860
Sherwood High SchoolMontgomery
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 20860
Farquhar Middle SchoolMontgomery
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 20860
Sherwood Elementary SchoolMontgomery