Zip Code 20905 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSilver Spring
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:18044
Racial Majority:White 41.8%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 43.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$114115
Average Adjusted Gross Income$101340
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time35.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range404 - 469 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.11015800, -76.99218200

Zip Code 20905 Description

Zip Code 20905 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20905 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20905 is SILVER SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20905 are contained within or border the city limits of Colesville, MD, Cloverly, MD, Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD, Fairland, MD, Burtonsville, MD, Aspen Hill, MD, and Wheaton-Glenmont, MD. Zip code 20905 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20905 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20905 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 20905 decreased to 18044 from 18098 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20905 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20905 public schools is Black. 38.9% of students in 20905 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7468 41.8% 8177 -9%
 Black Or African American 5010 28.04% 4131 +21%
 Hispanic 1813 10.15% 1909 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 40 -100%
 Asian 2999 16.79% 3144 -5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 63 0.54% 63 +52%
 Two Or More Races 571 2.69% 571 -16%

Zip Code 20905 Race/Ethnicity

 White 19.1%
 Black Or African American 43.4%
 Hispanic 20.3%
 Asian 12.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 20905 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1804418098
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households5810
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$114115
Income Under $50K Per Year12.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year58.80%
20905 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$554615
Average Real Estate Sale Price$416773
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20905 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 Type20905
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours