Zip Code 20874 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGermantown
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:57367
Racial Majority:White 37.4%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 27.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$80595
Average Adjusted Gross Income$72870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time35.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range285 - 509 ft.
Area21 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.13724600, -77.29312500

Zip Code 20874 Description

Zip Code 20874 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20874 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20874 is GERMANTOWN, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20874 are contained within or border the city limits of Darnestown, MD, Germantown, MD, Clarksburg, MD, and Travilah, MD. Zip code 20874 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20874 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20874 is 5.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20874 increased to 57367 from 49224 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20874 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20874 public schools is Black. 33.8% of students in 20874 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 21685 37.4% 23173 -6%
 Black Or African American 13436 23.17% 12531 +7%
 Hispanic 11294 19.48% 10293 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.11% 124 -49%
 Asian 9536 16.45% 9199 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 19 -100%
 Other Race 180 0.28% 180 -9%
 Two Or More Races 1848 3.11% 1848 -3%

Zip Code 20874 Race/Ethnicity

 White 23.8%
 Black Or African American 27.8%
 Hispanic 23.7%
 Asian 19.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5.5%

Zip Code 20874 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population5736749224
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households21291
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$80595
Income Under $50K Per Year23.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year36.40%
20874 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$312046
Average Real Estate Sale Price$276720
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
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 20874 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342516065635644362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455466748286847867564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.162.723.753.254.383.833.813.514.13.363.323.1242.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20874
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours