Zip Code 20861 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAshton
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:1875
Racial Majority:White 71.39%
Unemployment Rate:7.4%
Median Household Income$98678
Average Adjusted Gross Income$141800
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time36.1 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range384 - 427 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.15098953, -76.99246216

Zip Code 20861 Description

Zip Code 20861 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20861 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20861 is ASHTON, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20861 are contained within or border the city limits of Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD, . Zip code 20861 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20861 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20861 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 20861 increased to 1875 from 1767 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20861 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20861 public schools is . % of students in 20861 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1427 71.39% 1372 +4%
 Black Or African American 257 12.86% 179 +44%
 Hispanic 161 8.05% 110 +46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 113 5.65% 147 -23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 61 2.05% 61 -33%

Zip Code 20861 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 20861 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population18751767
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households641
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$98678
Income Under $50K Per Year19.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year49.30%
20861 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$627625
Average Real Estate Sale Price$707429
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20861 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065635744362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455466748287857867564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.363.034.153.354.613.8443.574.093.563.593.4344.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20861
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 20861
Blake High SchoolMontgomery
Sherwood High SchoolMontgomery
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 20861
Farquhar Middle SchoolMontgomery