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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 2019: 12,740
Zip code population in 2010: 13,104
Zip code population in 2000: 12,086

Houses and condos: 4,487
Renter-occupied apartments: 613
% of renters here:

14%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 20872: 176.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 20.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 611 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($3,796)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,515)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,848 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,715 (0.8%)

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Males: 5,970  (46.9%)
Females: 6,769  (53.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 20872:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 20872:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Zip code 20872 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 20872 (2019)
    • 9,44972.1%White
    • 1,59512.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9987.6%Black
    • 6755.2%Asian
    • 3332.5%Two or more races
    • 370.3%American Indian
    • 140.1%Some other race
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 10,309
Rural population: 2,430

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $429,251
20872:

$429,251
Maryland:

$332,500



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in 20872 zip code as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 20872 is 1,344 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:

41.2 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

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 2019:
This zip code:

$124,721
Maryland:

$86,738
Damascus, MD (20872) map Nearest zip codes: 21770, 20871, 20882, 20876, 21754, 20886.
Damascus Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

60.4%
Maryland:

47.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.5%
Maryland:

47.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 138
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,191


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 79 (49 now married, 30 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,975 (1,302 now married, 1,670 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 20872 with a mortgage: 2,737 (86 second mortgage, 514 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 931

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,117
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $639

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

4.7%
Whole state:

9.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.8
State:

7.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.3
  • 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)
  • 262014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 3432000 to 2009
  • 6561990 to 1999
  • 1,5181980 to 1989
  • 8311970 to 1979
  • 3801960 to 1969
  • 2571950 to 1959
  • 1341940 to 1949
  • 2711939 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)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 1,4823 bedrooms
  • 1,3704 bedrooms
  • 5105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Damascus, MD (20872)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 2592 bedrooms
  • 1843 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 135+ 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
  • 36no vehicle
  • 5781 vehicle
  • 1,7232 vehicles
  • 8133 vehicles
  • 3924 vehicles
  • 1625+ 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
  • 53no vehicle
  • 2501 vehicle
  • 1842 vehicles
  • 893 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

  • Zip code 20872 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 20872 household income distribution in 2019
  • 114Less than $10,000
  • 35$10,000 to $14,999
  • 82$15,000 to $19,999
  • 111$20,000 to $24,999
  • 92$25,000 to $29,999
  • 91$30,000 to $34,999
  • 106$35,000 to $39,999
  • 83$40,000 to $44,999
  • 32$45,000 to $49,999
  • 189$50,000 to $59,999
  • 273$60,000 to $74,999
  • 455$75,000 to $99,999
  • 610$100,000 to $124,999
  • 541$125,000 to $149,999
  • 804$150,000 to $199,999
  • 802$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 20872

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 20872
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 51$150,000 to $174,999
  • 69$175,000 to $199,999
  • 217$200,000 to $249,999
  • 513$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,124$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,069$400,000 to $499,999
  • 661$500,000 to $749,999
  • 117$750,000 to $999,999
  • 84$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 20872

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 20872
  • 16$150 to $199
  • 46$400 to $449
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 36$650 to $699
  • 4$700 to $749
  • 49$800 to $899
  • 25$900 to $999
  • 88$1,000 to $1,249
  • 63$1,250 to $1,499
  • 222$1,500 to $1,999
  • 23$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2$2,500 to $2,999
  • 56No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,549.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $791,357.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $437,939
  • Black or African American householders: $291,881
  • Asian householders: $228,949
  • Some other race householders: $357,161
  • Two or more races householders: $318,650
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $395,202

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $429,251
20872:

$429,251
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $334,121 - $516,786

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $449,872
Here:

$449,872
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $252,225
Here:

$252,225
State:

$269,747

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $246,907
Here:

$246,907
State:

$264,568
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: 3,143
  • One, attached: 942
  • 3 or 4: 61
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 301
  • Mobile homes: 11

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20872

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20872
  • 83.3%6,072Drove a car alone
  • 7.0%508Carpooled
  • 0.3%23Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.2%161Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.2%18Subway or elevated
  • 1.5%110Walked
  • 0.5%37Other means
  • 4.7%342Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20872

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20872
  • 185Less than 5 minutes
  • 2735 to 9 minutes
  • 24310 to 14 minutes
  • 44215 to 19 minutes
  • 65320 to 24 minutes
  • 51825 to 29 minutes
  • 99330 to 34 minutes
  • 48335 to 39 minutes
  • 41240 to 44 minutes
  • 1,22845 to 59 minutes
  • 1,15460 to 89 minutes
  • 34590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,740
  • Male householders: 2,373 (292 living alone), Female householders: 1,923 (436 living alone)
  • 2,877 spouses (2,877 opposite-sex spouses), 145 unmarried partners, (145 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,444 children (4,190 natural, 71 adopted, 182 stepchildren), 265 grandchildren, 55 brothers or sisters, 194 parents, 0 foster children, 140 other relatives, 258 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 37 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,193 2-persons, 944 3-persons, 731 4-persons, 331 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 728 1-person, 177 2-persons, 16 3-persons

2,085 married couples with children.
421 single-parent households (106 men, 315 women).

80.0% of residents of 20872 zip code speak English at home.
10.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 16% well, 14% not well, 1% not at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% very well, 12% well, 2% not well, 2% not at all).
5.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% very well, 15% well, 20% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,853 (14.5%)
(76.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

14.5%
Whole state:

15.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 15%Costa Rica
  • 8%Chile
  • 5%Bangladesh
  • 5%Brazil
  • 5%Malaysia
  • 4%Japan
  • 3%Ghana
Most common first ancestries reported in 20872
  • 10%American
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 4%English
  • 4%European
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%Liberian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1202010 or later
  • 5772000 to 2009
  • 6361990 to 1999
  • 769Before 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: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.1%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: 5,805
  • Northeast: 1,678
  • Midwest: 563
  • South: 2,116
  • West: 387

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.

91% of the 20872 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% 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, 3% 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): 63
Here:

4.9%
Maryland:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

7.6%
Maryland:

14.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 132
Here:

14.6%
Maryland:

18.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 113,432Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 109,701Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 106,412Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 97,429Management occupations
  • 95,281Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 84,572Business and financial operations 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$288,5413$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 According to 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 rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 20872 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents 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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