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20872 Zip Code (Damascus, MD) Detailed Profile




Cities: Damascus, MD (41.17%), Clarksburg, MD (0.61%)
County: Montgomery County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 12,938
Zip code population in 2010: 13,104
Zip code population in 2000: 12,086

Houses and condos: 4,809
Renter-occupied apartments: 528
% of renters here:

11%
State:

32%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 20872: 171.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 20.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 620 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.8% ($3,963)
Maryland:

0.9% ($3,777)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,820 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,215 (0.9%)

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Males: 6,358  (49.1%)
Females: 6,579  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 20872:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 20872:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

Zip code 20872 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Races in zip code 20872 (2022)
    • 8,23663.7%White
    • 1,91814.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,55212.0%Black
    • 7455.8%Asian
    • 3552.7%Two or more races
    • 1241.0%Some other race
    • 50.04%American Indian
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Urban population: 10,469
Rural population: 2,468

Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $480,231
20872:

$480,231
Maryland:

$398,100



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 20872 zip code as of April 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 20872 is 1,680 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.3 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 20872, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $88,676 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$88,676
State:

$86,905

Salary/wage: $82,492 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$82,492
State:

$73,953
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1203.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3809.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6956.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10574.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20390.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68145.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $936 (reported on 42.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$936
Maryland:

$1,528
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.3% for AGIs below $25k, 16.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 39.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 118.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 377.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,475 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,475
State:

$8,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.3% for AGIs below $25k, 59.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 109.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 108.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 365.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1071.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,662 (reported on 21.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,662
State:

+$25,238
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $25k, 41.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 200.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 457.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5636.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,708 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

+$12,708
State:

+$11,398
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 263.1% for AGIs below $25k, 297.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 212.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 322.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 537.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2750.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $17,131 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
20872:

$17,131
Maryland:

$20,944
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.6% for AGIs below $25k, 82.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 108.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 219.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 406.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1203.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $15,400 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
20872:

$15,400
Maryland:

$29,558
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 187.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $28,293 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,293
State:

$30,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 113.1% for AGIs below $25k, 374.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 805.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1408.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2060.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5332.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,036 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$6,036
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 171.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 355.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1173.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,513 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
20872:

$8,513
State:

$8,475
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.9% for AGIs below $25k, 78.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 237.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 471.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 685.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1489.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,277 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,277
State:

$2,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.2% for AGIs below $25k, 64.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 89.4%
Here:

89%
State:

90%
(% for various income ranges: 85.2% for AGIs below $25k, 91.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 90.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 20872, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $76,271 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$76,271
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $71,296 (reported on 87.2% of returns)
Here:

$71,296
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.9% for AGIs below $25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $707 (reported on 47.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$707
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,773 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,773
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,037 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,037
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,561 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$12,561
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,017 (reported on 8.4% of returns)
20872:

$15,017
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,183 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
20872:

$15,183
Maryland:

$24,439

Total itemized deductions: $27,081 (23% of AGI, reported on 54.9% of returns)
Here:

$27,081
State:

$27,886

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.9% for AGIs below $25k, 17.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 21.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 22.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,321 (reported on 46.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,321
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $11,360 (reported on 54.6% of returns)
20872:

$11,360
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,225 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,225
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 44.8%
Here:

45%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 41.4% for AGIs below $25k, 43.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 47.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 20872, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $65,542 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$65,542
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $61,185 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$61,185
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 118.6% for AGIs below $10k, 79.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,054 (reported on 57.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,054
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,665 (reported on 32.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,665
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,916 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

+$6,916
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$16,669 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

+$16,669
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 8.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,935 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
20872:

$2,935
Maryland:

$2,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,492 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

$11,492
Maryland:

$17,155

Total itemized deductions: $23,124 (24% of AGI, reported on 58.9% of returns)
Here:

$23,124
State:

$22,960

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.1% for AGIs below $10k, 18.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 22.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 24.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 24.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,993 (3% of AGI, reported on 52.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,993
State:

$4,031

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $9,811 (reported on 81.9% of returns)
20872:

$9,811
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,628 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,628
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 46.9%
Here:

47%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 35.9% for AGIs below $10k, 49.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 50.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 48.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$125,201
Maryland:

$94,991
Damascus, MD (20872) map Nearest zip codes: 21770, 20871, 20882, 20876, 21754, 20886.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.7%
Maryland:

45.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.2%
Maryland:

46.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 195
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,371


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 164 (141 now married, 23 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,764 (1,106 now married, 1,658 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 20872 with a mortgage: 2,912 (433 second mortgage, 365 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,258
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $684

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

7.9%
Whole state:

9.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

4.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

8.0
State:

7.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 20872: Damascus Volunteer Fire Department Station 13 (A), Damascus Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Damascus Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 20872 include: Bethesda United Methodist Church (A), Damascus Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Damascus United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Montgomery United Methodist Church (E), Mountain View United Methodist Church (F), Pleasant Grove Community Church (G), Redeemer Lutheran Church (H), Saint Paul Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Montgomery Chapel Cemetery (1), Bethesda Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 20872 include: Upper Magruder Branch Park (1), Moyer Road Park (2), Oak Ridge Conservation Park (3), John Haines Park (4), Damascus Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 212020 or later
  • 1052010 to 2019
  • 4712000 to 2009
  • 6311990 to 1999
  • 1,4061980 to 1989
  • 9601970 to 1979
  • 4431960 to 1969
  • 3241950 to 1959
  • 1291940 to 1949
  • 2441939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • 8no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 3772 bedrooms
  • 1,4023 bedrooms
  • 1,7624 bedrooms
  • 5095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • 20no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 1443 bedrooms
  • 874 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Damascus, MD (20872) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Damascus, MD (20872) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 76no vehicle
  • 8191 vehicle
  • 1,7732 vehicles
  • 8413 vehicles
  • 4164 vehicles
  • 1335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Damascus, MD (20872) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Damascus, MD (20872) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 17no vehicle
  • 3071 vehicle
  • 1492 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

  • Zip code 20872 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 20872 household income distribution in 2022
  • 202Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 68$15,000 to $19,999
  • 73$20,000 to $24,999
  • 56$25,000 to $29,999
  • 214$30,000 to $34,999
  • 99$35,000 to $39,999
  • 155$40,000 to $44,999
  • 114$45,000 to $49,999
  • 105$50,000 to $59,999
  • 230$60,000 to $74,999
  • 417$75,000 to $99,999
  • 504$100,000 to $124,999
  • 442$125,000 to $149,999
  • 713$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,172$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 20872

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 20872
  • 56Less than $10,000
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $174,999
  • 29$175,000 to $199,999
  • 65$200,000 to $249,999
  • 229$250,000 to $299,999
  • 731$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,280$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,253$500,000 to $749,999
  • 189$750,000 to $999,999
  • 239$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 20872

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 20872
  • 15$200 to $249
  • 31$450 to $499
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 43$900 to $999
  • 39$1,000 to $1,249
  • 47$1,250 to $1,499
  • 186$1,500 to $1,999
  • 67$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$3,000 to $3,499
  • 69No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,689.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $335,142.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $489,951
  • Black or African American householders: $326,546
  • Asian householders: $256,140
  • Some other race householders: $399,579
  • Two or more races householders: $356,495
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $442,138

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $480,231
20872:

$480,231
Maryland:

$398,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $382,013 - $649,287

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $459,636
Here:

$459,636
State:

$526,819

Townhouses or other attached units: $385,140
Here:

$385,140
State:

$328,305

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,418
Here:

$169,418
State:

$350,378
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 20872
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,477
  • One, attached: 818
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 80
  • 10 to 19: 322
  • 50 or more: 41

Unemployment: 3.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20872

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20872
  • 68.9%4,992Drove a car alone
  • 3.6%261Carpooled
  • 0.5%35Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.8%57Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.1%9Subway or elevated
  • 0.2%17Walked
  • 0.1%7Other means
  • 28.6%2,071Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20872

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20872
  • 98Less than 5 minutes
  • 2025 to 9 minutes
  • 19710 to 14 minutes
  • 51715 to 19 minutes
  • 37420 to 24 minutes
  • 45025 to 29 minutes
  • 89930 to 34 minutes
  • 24035 to 39 minutes
  • 38140 to 44 minutes
  • 78045 to 59 minutes
  • 91260 to 89 minutes
  • 30390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,938
  • Male householders: 2,478 (420 living alone), Female householders: 2,130 (426 living alone)
  • 2,805 spouses (2,791 opposite-sex spouses), 289 unmarried partners, (289 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,188 children (3,985 natural, 37 adopted, 166 stepchildren), 168 grandchildren, 138 brothers or sisters, 265 parents, 0 foster children, 118 other relatives, 318 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 38 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,283 2-persons, 944 3-persons, 844 4-persons, 333 5-persons, 99 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 847 1-person, 158 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 6 4-persons

2,006 married couples with children.
490 single-parent households (122 men, 368 women).

77.4% of residents of 20872 zip code speak English at home.
12.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 23% well, 6% not well, 2% not at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% very well, 9% well, 7% not well, 1% not at all).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% very well, 14% well, 22% not well).
3.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,995 (15.4%)
(70.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

15.4%
Whole state:

16.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 20%Costa Rica
  • 13%Cabo Verde
  • 4%Chile
  • 4%Bhutan
  • 4%Guyana
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 3%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 20872
  • 18%English
  • 8%American
  • 8%Irish
  • 5%Italian
  • 4%German
  • 4%Romanian
  • 4%Ghanaian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6102010 or later
  • 6722000 to 2009
  • 4331990 to 1999
  • 581Before 1990

Zip code 20872 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMOCO 26234 RIDGE ROAD (26234 RIDGE ROAD in DAMASCUS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY GOVERNMENT (21700 RIDGE ROAD in DAMASCUS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR SHOPS
    Alternative names: MONT. CO. GOV. - 21700 RIDGE ROAD, MONTG. CO. GOV'T.-RIDGE ROAD
  • MAIN STREET GAS - 9929 MAIN STREET (9929 MAIN STREET in DAMASCUS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: DAMASCUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, MAIN STREET 9929 DAMASCUS
  • MAIN STREET MOBIL (9871 MAIN STREET in DAMASCUS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: MOBIL - 9871 MAIN STREET, U SAVE 9871 MAIN STREET
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MIDDLE (13737 WISTERIA DR in GERMANTOWN, MD)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-150107
    Organizations: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NU-LOOK ONE HOUR CLEANERS (26138 RIDGE RD in DAMASCUS, MD)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , O'SULLIVAN, FRANCES E (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • MONTGOMERY METHODIST CHILDREN'S CENTER (28325 KEMPTOWN RD in DAMASCAS, MD)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • PLEASANT PLAINS PRESCHOOL (9700 NEW CHURCH ST in DAMASCUS, MD)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
  • ENVIRO SAFE (25254 CONCORD COURT in DAMASCUS, MD)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 20872 marital status for males
Zip code 20872 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 32.9%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 10,446. Population change in the 1990s: +1,640 (+15.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,648
  • Northeast: 2,022
  • Midwest: 711
  • South: 1,806
  • West: 405

62% of the 20872 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

92% of the 20872 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Damascus, MD (20872)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 144
Here:

11.1%
Maryland:

15.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

5.9%
Maryland:

14.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 118
Here:

19.4%
Maryland:

20.2%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 132,065Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 125,059Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 119,907Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 110,158Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 97,882Management occupations
  • 91,944Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (DAMASCUS, MD):

  • BTMD, INC (11401 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD; small business) : $849,766 in 3 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $375,000 with Air Force for Other Research and Development -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2002-09-09. Completion date: 2004-09-06.
    $374,926, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-06. Completion date: 2004-09-06.
    $99,840 with Air Force for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2001-05-07. Completion date: 2002-02-14.
  • ADVANCED LIGHTNING SYSTEMS, IN (20 CLEARWATER CT; small business) : $48,545 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $35,545 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 2001-12-28.
    $13,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-28. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
  • GLADHILL TRACTOR MART INC (28129 RIDGE ROAD; small business)
    $11,339 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2004-08-23. Completion date: 2004-09-12.
  • LABTECH (24809 SHRUBBERY HILL COURT)
    $4,690 with Navy for Hospital Furniture, Equipment, Utensils, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2005-10-20.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 11)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (50-99: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 12)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED143$289,996119$314,927631$286,57024$114,18813$230,815
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$223,74610$338,37458$326,1485$351,0984$217,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$288,5403$533,963213$331,13117$96,91213$197,628
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$375,80813$317,607165$315,8796$192,2876$211,032
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$158,7254$298,64544$333,9230$02$279,435

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7002.02 , 7002.04, 7002.05, 7002.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$300,08212$314,2802$114,905
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$328,7439$261,2540$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$384,4930$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$195,2603$279,8730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$336,6400$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7002.02 , 7002.04, 7002.05, 7002.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 20872
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 20872 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of reported fires - 103 took place in 2010, and the least - 17 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 20872 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.2%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 20872
    • 41754.2%Structure Fires
    • 22228.9%Outside Fires
    • 749.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 567.3%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 20872, Maryland

Most common first names in zip code 20872 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3875.1 years
James3375.8 years
John2975.3 years
Mary2778.6 years
George2476.4 years
Robert2168.5 years
Margaret2078.6 years
Helen1482.7 years
Dorothy1472.0 years
Frances1177.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 20872 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burdette1481.1 years
Duvall1480.7 years
King1378.0 years
Brown1276.5 years
Day1182.0 years
Mullinix982.9 years
Moxley879.3 years
Johnson875.7 years
Smith880.1 years
Poole782.8 years
Businesses in zip code 20872
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1
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