Zip Code 20903 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSilver Spring
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Secondary County: Prince Georges
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:23625
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 56.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$56586
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41730
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time37.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range253 - 292 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.01837400, -76.98342600

Zip Code 20903 Description

Zip Code 20903 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20903 is primarily located in Montgomery County. Portions of 20903 are also located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20903 is SILVER SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20903 are contained within or border the city limits of Silver Spring, MD, White Oak, MD, Hillandale, MD, Langley Park, MD, Adelphi, MD, and Takoma Park, MD. Zip code 20903 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20903 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20903 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 20903 increased to 23625 from 22679 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20903 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 20903 public schools is Hispanic. 78.6% of students in 20903 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2874 11.26% 2864 +0%
 Black Or African American 6507 25.5% 6508 +-0%
 Hispanic 13083 51.26% 11323 +16%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 39 -100%
 Asian 2518 9.87% 2365 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 10 -100%
 Other Race 127 0.56% 127 +13%
 Two Or More Races 389 1.55% 389 +2%

Zip Code 20903 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.3%
 Black Or African American 29.5%
 Hispanic 56.9%
 Asian 8.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 20903 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2362522679
Male Population51.10%
Female Population48.90%
Total Households6995
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
78.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$56586
Income Under $50K Per Year44.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year23.00%
20903 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$320422
Average Real Estate Sale Price$270258
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65n - Chesapeake Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20903 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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 Type20903
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 20903
Springbrook High SchoolMontgomery
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 20903
Francis Scott Key Middle SchoolMontgomery
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 20903
Cresthaven Elementary SchoolMontgomery
Nix Elementary SchoolMontgomery