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20901 Zip Code (Silver Spring, MD) Detailed Profile




Cities: Silver Spring, MD (37.64%), Four Corners, MD (27.16%), White Oak, MD (18.94%), Kemp Mill, MD (15.88%), Forest Glen, MD (0.37%), Hillandale, MD (0.01%)
County: Montgomery County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 36,732
Zip code population in 2010: 34,832
Zip code population in 2000: 33,793

Houses and condos: 13,571
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,853
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 20901: 176.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 6,823 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 20901
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.8% ($4,435)
Maryland:

1.0% ($3,660)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,491 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $4,413 (0.8%)

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Males: 17,734  (48.3%)
Females: 18,998  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 20901:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 20901:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Zip code 20901 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 20901 (2021)
    • 15,20941.4%White
    • 10,47628.5%Black
    • 6,46017.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,8337.7%Asian
    • 1,5674.3%Two or more races
    • 1820.5%Some other race
    • 40.01%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $550,390
20901:

$550,390
Maryland:

$370,800



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 20901 zip code as of February 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 20901 is 2,167 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 years
Maryland median age:

39.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 20901, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $83,587 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$83,587
State:

$86,905

Salary/wage: $80,231 (reported on 78.5% of returns)
Here:

$80,231
State:

$73,953
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1125.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3782.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7134.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10473.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20652.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 69578.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $910 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$910
Maryland:

$1,528
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.7% for AGIs below $25k, 15.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 39.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 140.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 299.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,970 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,970
State:

$8,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.6% for AGIs below $25k, 27.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 201.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 410.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1404.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,670 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

+$13,670
State:

+$25,238
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $25k, 18.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 175.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 564.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6211.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,527 (reported on 28.1% of returns)
Here:

+$11,527
State:

+$11,398
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 376.3% for AGIs below $25k, 286.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 340.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 272.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 781.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2879.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $19,309 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
20901:

$19,309
Maryland:

$20,944
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.9% for AGIs below $25k, 56.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 139.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 289.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 536.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1206.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $21,350 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
20901:

$21,350
Maryland:

$29,558
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 535.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $28,022 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$28,022
State:

$30,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 102.3% for AGIs below $25k, 340.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 793.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1442.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2377.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6006.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,757 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$6,757
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs below $25k, 77.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 180.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 247.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 414.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1449.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,530 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
20901:

$8,530
State:

$8,475
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.2% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 226.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 469.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 804.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1697.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,083 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,083
State:

$2,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 96.6% for AGIs below $25k, 67.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 87.3%
Here:

87%
State:

90%
(% for various income ranges: 82.8% for AGIs below $25k, 88.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 89.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 20901, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $69,742 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$69,742
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $66,115 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$66,115
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $25k, 82.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 73.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $856 (reported on 41.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$856
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,005 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,005
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,553 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,553
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,406 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

+$14,406
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.2% for AGIs below $25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,107 (reported on 7.9% of returns)
20901:

$14,107
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,704 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
20901:

$17,704
Maryland:

$24,439
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $24,777 (23% of AGI, reported on 51.2% of returns)
Here:

$24,777
State:

$27,886

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.2% for AGIs below $25k, 18.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 20.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,287 (reported on 42.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,287
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,322 (reported on 51.0% of returns)
20901:

$10,322
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,103 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,103
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.0%
Here:

56%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 61.4% for AGIs below $25k, 59.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 45.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 20901, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $56,520 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,520
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $53,268 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$53,268
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.5% for AGIs below $10k, 80.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,279 (reported on 51.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,279
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,762 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,762
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,619 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,619
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,193 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,193
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,863 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
20901:

$2,863
Maryland:

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

Self-employed pension: $11,838 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$11,838
Maryland:

$17,155
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,386 (25% of AGI, reported on 55.7% of returns)
Here:

$20,386
State:

$22,960

Here:

24.5% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.0% for AGIs below $10k, 18.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 23.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 23.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,042 (3% of AGI, reported on 49.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,042
State:

$4,031

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $8,609 (reported on 80.2% of returns)
20901:

$8,609
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,599 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,599
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.7%
Here:

54%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 51.0% for AGIs below $10k, 60.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 48.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$117,983
Maryland:

$90,203
Silver Spring, MD (20901) map Nearest zip codes: 20903, 20910, 20902, 20912, 20783, 20012.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.7%
Maryland:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.7%
Maryland:

47.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 819
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,483


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 517 (362 now married, 155 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,538 (3,894 now married, 4,636 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 20901 with a mortgage: 7,150 (1,021 second mortgage, 50 home equity loan, 841 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 313

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,475
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $716

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

10.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

7.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 20901: Sligo Park Golf Course (A), Argyle Community Building (B), Forest Glen Senior Citizen Center (C), Montgomery County Parks Headquarters (D), Sligo Community Building (E), Center for the Handicapped (F), Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department Station 16 (G), Long Branch Library (H), Four Corners Library (I), The Althea Woodland Nursing Home (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 20901 include: Silver Spring Christian Church of Christ (A), Christ Congregational Church (B), Holy Family Seminary Church (C), Latter Day Saints Church (D), Marvin Memorial United Methodist Church (E), Northwood Presbyterian Church (F), Young Israel Shomrai Emunah Synagogue (G), Shaare Tefila Congregation (H), Silver Spring United Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Burnt Mills Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 20901 include: Northwest Branch Park (1), Sligo Creek Park (2), Long Branch Park (3), Breewood Park (4), Argyle Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Balloon Specialists (Amusement & Theme Parks; 10118 Kinross Avenue), Montgomery County Government - Libraries- Branch Libraries and Services- Long Br (8800 Garland Avenue).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 2112010 to 2019
  • 1742000 to 2009
  • 3871990 to 1999
  • 1,4901980 to 1989
  • 6381970 to 1979
  • 2,2611960 to 1969
  • 3,8781950 to 1959
  • 3,0461940 to 1949
  • 1,0931939 or earlier

Zip code 20901 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Silver Spring, MD (20901)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Silver Spring, MD (20901)
  • 32no bedroom
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 6452 bedrooms
  • 4,3073 bedrooms
  • 3,2674 bedrooms
  • 1,1945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Spring, MD (20901)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Spring, MD (20901)
  • 287no bedroom
  • 1,0031 bedroom
  • 1,5342 bedrooms
  • 8133 bedrooms
  • 1784 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring, MD (20901) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring, MD (20901) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 277no vehicle
  • 2,7941 vehicle
  • 4,2492 vehicles
  • 1,6103 vehicles
  • 5344 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring, MD (20901) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring, MD (20901) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 606no vehicle
  • 2,0241 vehicle
  • 1,0322 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles

  • Zip code 20901 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 20901 household income distribution in 2021
  • 501Less than $10,000
  • 80$10,000 to $14,999
  • 215$15,000 to $19,999
  • 153$20,000 to $24,999
  • 384$25,000 to $29,999
  • 315$30,000 to $34,999
  • 320$35,000 to $39,999
  • 326$40,000 to $44,999
  • 337$45,000 to $49,999
  • 565$50,000 to $59,999
  • 840$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,509$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,503$100,000 to $124,999
  • 891$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,901$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,646$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 20901

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 20901
  • 86Less than $10,000
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 85$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 56$175,000 to $199,999
  • 168$200,000 to $249,999
  • 178$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,811$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,443$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,730$500,000 to $749,999
  • 287$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 83$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 20901

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 20901
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 11$350 to $399
  • 16$450 to $499
  • 90$650 to $699
  • 12$700 to $749
  • 75$800 to $899
  • 92$900 to $999
  • 720$1,000 to $1,249
  • 680$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,530$1,500 to $1,999
  • 556$2,000 to $2,499
  • 129$2,500 to $2,999
  • 84No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,682.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $952,168.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $568,497
  • Black or African American householders: $549,141
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $533,219
  • Asian householders: $522,917
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $429,260
  • Some other race householders: $524,478
  • Two or more races householders: $501,064
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $514,488

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $550,390
20901:

$550,390
Maryland:

$370,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $453,632 - $701,299

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $693,254
Here:

$693,254
State:

$489,306

Townhouses or other attached units: $409,707
Here:

$409,707
State:

$302,290

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $340,833
Here:

$340,833
State:

$234,917

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $288,627
Here:

$288,627
State:

$305,990
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 20901
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,818
  • One, attached: 1,303
  • Two: 82
  • 3 or 4: 226
  • 5 to 9: 784
  • 10 to 19: 749
  • 20 to 49: 143
  • 50 or more: 1,551
  • Mobile homes: 3

Unemployment: 6.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20901

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 20901
  • 51.2%9,870Drove a car alone
  • 7.5%1,445Carpooled
  • 4.6%886Bus or trolley bus
  • 4.0%774Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.2%40Subway or elevated
  • 0.0%5Railroad
  • 0.3%62Taxi
  • 0.2%34Bicycle
  • 0.8%152Walked
  • 1.9%370Other means
  • 34.0%6,558Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20901

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 20901
  • 130Less than 5 minutes
  • 6085 to 9 minutes
  • 1,09210 to 14 minutes
  • 96515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,60820 to 24 minutes
  • 70525 to 29 minutes
  • 2,76130 to 34 minutes
  • 73235 to 39 minutes
  • 88440 to 44 minutes
  • 2,32945 to 59 minutes
  • 1,93360 to 89 minutes
  • 52890 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 20901:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,732
  • Male householders: 6,844 (1,271 living alone), Female householders: 6,526 (1,665 living alone)
  • 7,195 spouses (7,059 opposite-sex spouses), 849 unmarried partners, (798 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,009 children (11,418 natural, 212 adopted, 380 stepchildren), 486 grandchildren, 524 brothers or sisters, 598 parents, 11 foster children, 817 other relatives, 773 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 91 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,385 2-persons, 2,274 3-persons, 2,683 4-persons, 758 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,937 1-person, 783 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 19 5-persons, 15 6-persons

5,880 married couples with children.
1,921 single-parent households (577 men, 1,344 women).

62.4% of residents of 20901 zip code speak English at home.
15.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% very well, 21% well, 20% not well, 7% not at all).
6.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% very well, 35% well, 10% not well, 2% not at all).
5.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% very well, 24% well, 26% not well, 6% not at all).
10.9% of residents speak other language at home (61% very well, 28% well, 10% not well, 1% not at all).

Foreign born population: 12,012 (32.7%)
(60.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

32.7%
Whole state:

15.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 23%Eritrea
  • 14%Costa Rica
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 7%Thailand
  • 3%Japan
  • 2%Liberia
  • 2%Haiti
Most common first ancestries reported in 20901
  • 14%Ethiopian
  • 4%European
  • 4%African
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 2%German
  • 2%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,8872010 or later
  • 3,3152000 to 2009
  • 2,1071990 to 1999
  • 3,678Before 1990
There are 215 Medical Specialists in Zip Code 20901.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • EASTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL (300 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MONITORING SITE (Airborne pollution emission tracking)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-150775
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EASTERN JR HIGH,
  • BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB (1300 FOREST GLEN ROAD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
    Alternative names: BOYS AND GIRL CLUB, BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB GREATER DC, BOYS CLUB OF GREATER WASHINGTON S S
  • PINECREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (201 WOODMOOR DRIVE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-150761
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MONTGOMERY KNOLLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (807 DALEVIEW DRIVE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-150776
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • LUTHER RICE BAPTIST CHURCH (801 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1989-0671, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
    Alternative names: LUTHER RICE MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH
  • AMOCO #1630-TANKS (10144 COLESVILLE ROAD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , COLLARS JAY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO - 10144 COLESVILLE ROAD, JAYS AMOCO, WOODMOOR GETTY
  • CITGO - 10711 COLUMBIA PIKE (10711 COLUMBIA PIKE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2004-0254, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: BURNT MILLS CITGO
  • BURNT MILLS AUTO BODY (10753 COLUMBIA PIKE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LEEMANS CLEANERS (9320 GEORGIA AVENUE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , KIM, IN CHUNG (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ASPEN CLEANERS (13771 CONNECTICUT AVENUE in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , ASPEN CLEANERS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ASPEN HILL CLEANERS
  • BP - 112 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD (112 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO - 112 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD, AMOCO #1642-TANKS
  • 7-ELEVEN #23696 (650 UNIVERSITY BOULEVARD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES
    Organizations: THE SOUTHLAND CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: 7 ELEVEN 23696, 7-11 STORE - 650 UNIVERSITY BLVD.
  • MANCHESTER ROAD 8401 (8401 MANCHESTER ROAD in SILVER SPRING, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS

Zip code 20901 marital status for males
Zip code 20901 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 33,858.

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

  • This state: 8,778
  • Northeast: 4,400
  • Midwest: 1,885
  • South: 7,636
  • West: 1,153

61% of the 20901 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

88% of the 20901 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% 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, 25% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Silver Spring, MD (20901)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 659
Here:

18.4%
Maryland:

15.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 453
Here:

18.5%
Maryland:

15.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 256
Here:

17.3%
Maryland:

21.1%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 138,506Legal occupations
  • 118,081Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 117,649Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 113,100Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 109,478Management occupations
  • 103,134Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • REVA B PRESS DDS (709 CORNWALL STREET in SILVER SPRING, MD; small business) : $524,680 in 10 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    Contracts for General Health Care Services, Dentistry Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $241,584; 2001: $83,900; 2002: $94,904; 2003: $6,000; 2004: $98,292; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $103,092 with Navy for General Health Care Services. Taking place in DC. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $89,784, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $83,900 with Navy for Dentistry Services. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $81,120, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • MILES GLASS COMPANY, INC (8714 PINEY BRANCH RD in SILVER SPRING, MD; small business) : $117,431 in 7 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings, Glass Fabricated Materials, Quality Control Services -- Prefabricated Structures and Scaffolding, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings by Agricultural Research Service (disused code), Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $101,000; 2002: $4,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $8,531; 2005: $3,900; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $85,000 with Agricultural Research Service (disused code) for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2002-01-15.
    $10,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-15. Completion date: 2002-01-15.
    $6,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-11-15. Completion date: 2002-01-15.
    $4,470 with Navy for Glass Fabricated Materials. Signed on 2004-06-14. Completion date: 2004-07-14.
  • MCCLELLAN PROCUREMENT SERVICES (10204 CARSON PLACE SUITE 1 in SILVER SPRING, MD) : $67,165 in 2 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $40,425 with Defense Logistics Agency for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2005-08-29. Completion date: 2005-11-29.
    $26,740 with Defense Logistics Agency for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2006-05-04. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
  • RHOADS & sIMON gROUP (10601 CAVALIER DRIVE in SILVER SRING, MD; small business)
    $48,916 with Offices, Boards and Divisions (includes Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, etc.) for Legal Services. Signed on 2004-12-27. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • BOULEVARD MOTEL CORP (10770 COLUMBIA PIKE # 200 in SILVER SPRING, MD; small business) : $43,033 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2004
    $32,975 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Taking place in MO. Signed on 2000-02-24. Completion date: 2000-08-02.
    $10,058 with Army for Air Conditioning Equipment. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2004-12-23. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APPROVED (10606 CAVALIER DRIVE in SILVER SPRING, MD; small business) : $35,858 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $35,858 with Navy for Recreational and Gymnastic Equipment. Signed on 2002-02-07. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-07. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • EPISTAT ( in SILVER SPRING, ; small business)
    $25,000 with National Institutes of Health for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-10-21. Completion date: 2004-10-27.
  • ICART & ASSOCIATES (10801 LOCKWOODE DR STE-230 in SILVER SPRING, MD; small business)
    $21,606 with Army for Signs, Advertising Displays, and Identification Plates. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-09-28. Completion date: 2005-10-01.

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

  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 12)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 5)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (50-99: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 8)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 4)

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:

  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED230$347,836263$323,3461,558$282,30269$160,7681$4,467,11051$250,446
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$342,46023$340,397112$301,00510$48,3720$010$180,372
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$306,23026$266,769450$316,40339$132,6760$027$185,643
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$316,25340$278,541334$301,58515$174,0730$012$259,034
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$424,0007$260,647113$301,8758$229,6100$03$194,873
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$328,37532$377,271
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$317,4466$402,062
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$209,0206$356,028
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$247,6972$413,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$263,2100$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 20901
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 20901 - 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 49. The highest number of fires - 88 took place in 2013, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 20901 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (35.9%), and Outside Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 20901
    • 30035.9%Structure Fires
    • 28333.9%Outside Fires
    • 22426.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 293.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 20901, Maryland

Most common first names in zip code 20901 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21280.2 years
John19174.7 years
William15973.8 years
James12972.3 years
Robert11470.9 years
Joseph10674.6 years
Charles10376.1 years
Margaret9781.5 years
George9277.6 years
Helen8978.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 20901 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7176.0 years
Miller4374.1 years
Brown4178.2 years
Johnson3579.8 years
Jones3376.7 years
Davis3275.7 years
Williams3175.7 years
Taylor2172.5 years
Wilson2079.7 years
Cohen2076.5 years
Businesses in zip code 20901
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Office Depot1
AT&T1Payless1
CVS1Safeway1
Chico's1Starbucks2
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Curves1Trader Joe's1
FedEx2UPS1
GameStop1Vons1
Giant1YMCA1
McDonald's2
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