Zip Code 20901 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSilver Spring
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:34832
Racial Majority:White 42.07%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 37%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$77192
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81550
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time34.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range243 - 328 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.02141500, -77.00835300

Zip Code 20901 Description

Zip Code 20901 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20901 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20901 is SILVER SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20901 are contained within or border the city limits of Silver Spring, MD, White Oak, MD, Kemp Mill, MD, Forest Glen, MD, Langley Park, MD, and Takoma Park, MD. Zip code 20901 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20901 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20901 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 20901 increased to 34832 from 33793 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20901 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20901 public schools is Hispanic. 46% of students in 20901 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15274 42.07% 14997 +2%
 Black Or African American 8127 22.38% 8130 +-0%
 Hispanic 8441 23.25% 7866 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.08% 39 -23%
 Asian 3164 8.71% 2717 +16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 49 0.13% 18 +172%
 Other Race 156 0.33% 156 -24%
 Two Or More Races 909 3.04% 909 +21%

Zip Code 20901 Race/Ethnicity

 White 22.1%
 Black Or African American 26.4%
 Hispanic 37%
 Asian 10.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 20901 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3483233793
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households12367
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$77192
Income Under $50K Per Year28.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.40%
20901 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$367661
Average Real Estate Sale Price$361836
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20901 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442526166655845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758387857968574666
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.863.863.284.53.714.173.934.153.473.383.3144.05
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20901
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours