Zip Code 20904 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
Alternate Zip Code NamesCOLESVILLE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCLOVERLY
Current Population:54612
Racial Majority:African American 44.22%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 47.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$76928
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70790
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time39.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range285 - 410 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.06464400, -76.97909200

Zip Code 20904 Description

Zip Code 20904 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20904 is primarily located in Montgomery County. Portions of 20904 are also located in Prince Georges County. The official US Postal Service name for 20904 is SILVER SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20904 are contained within or border the city limits of Colesville, MD, Calverton, MD, White Oak, MD, Fairland, MD, Kemp Mill, MD, Beltsville, MD, Hillandale, MD, Wheaton-Glenmont, MD, and Cloverly, MD. Zip code 20904 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20904 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20904 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 20904 increased to 54612 from 48901 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20904 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 20904 public schools is Black. 54.4% of students in 20904 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13891 24.63% 14560 -5%
 Black Or African American 24936 44.22% 22696 +10%
 Hispanic 7658 13.58% 8061 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.09% 81 -38%
 Asian 7575 13.43% 7533 +1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.03% 34 -44%
 Other Race 216 0.42% 216 +10%
 Two Or More Races 1431 3.6% 1431 +42%

Zip Code 20904 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.8%
 Black Or African American 47.3%
 Hispanic 29.9%
 Asian 11.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 20904 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population5461248901
Male Population46.10%
Female Population53.90%
Total Households20461
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
87.5%
Median Household Income$76928
Income Under $50K Per Year26.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year35.50%
20904 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$364632
Average Real Estate Sale Price$322628
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 ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20904 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065645744362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758286857867564665
Avg Precip (In.)3.392.913.983.344.583.774.023.764.183.523.543.3544.33
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20904
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours