Zip Code 20872 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDamascus
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:13104
Racial Majority:White 70.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$84217
Average Adjusted Gross Income$86460
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time37.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range604 - 751 ft.
Area19 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.29209500, -77.21802300

Zip Code 20872 Description

Zip Code 20872 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20872 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20872 is DAMASCUS, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20872 are contained within or border the city limits of Damascus, MD, Green Valley, MD, . Zip code 20872 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20872 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20872 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 20872 increased to 13104 from 12086 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20872 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20872 public schools is White. 19.9% of students in 20872 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9338 70.54% 9449 -1%
 Black Or African American 999 7.55% 998 +0%
 Hispanic 1558 11.77% 1595 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 37 -100%
 Asian 973 7.35% 675 +44%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 14 0% 14 -100%
 Two Or More Races 333 2.79% 333 +11%

Zip Code 20872 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.4%
 Black Or African American 9.7%
 Hispanic 18%
 Asian 7.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 20872 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1310412086
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households4403
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
19.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$84217
Income Under $50K Per Year23.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year39.60%
20872 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$347785
Average Real Estate Sale Price$281425
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 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 20872 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24273442526065635745372844
Avg Max Temp (°F)39445364738185847665554464
Avg Precip (In.)3.32.753.853.344.494.043.793.474.093.463.433.2243.24
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20872
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours