Zip Code 20906 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSilver Spring
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Alternate Zip Code NamesASPEN HILL
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGLENMONT
LEISURE WORLD
NORBECK
WHEATON
Current Population:64696
Racial Majority:White 28.69%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 56.1%
Unemployment Rate:5.7%
Median Household Income$65452
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61720
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time36.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range364 - 436 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.08774900, -77.05643600

Zip Code 20906 Description

Zip Code 20906 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 20906 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 20906 is SILVER SPRING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 20906 are contained within or border the city limits of Wheaton-Glenmont, MD, Aspen Hill, MD, Rossmoor, MD, Colesville, MD, North Bethesda, MD, North Kensington, MD, and Olney, MD. Zip code 20906 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 20906 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 20906 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 20906 increased to 64696 from 61097 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 20906 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 20906 public schools is Hispanic. 69.6% of students in 20906 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19721 28.69% 20713 -5%
 Black Or African American 18244 26.54% 15799 +15%
 Hispanic 21135 30.75% 18687 +13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.12% 112 -27%
 Asian 7520 10.94% 7489 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.06% 32 +28%
 Other Race 452 0.53% 452 -20%
 Two Or More Races 1412 2.37% 1412 +15%

Zip Code 20906 Race/Ethnicity

 White 7.7%
 Black Or African American 25.4%
 Hispanic 56.1%
 Asian 8.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 20906 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population6469661097
Male Population46.20%
Female Population53.80%
Total Households24081
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$65452
Income Under $50K Per Year35.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.30%
20906 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$270760
Average Real Estate Sale Price$265257
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 20906 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065635744352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455566748286847767564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.352.93.953.34.513.773.993.754.143.53.463.2843.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type20906
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours