20879 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to GAITHERSBURG, MD 20879

20879 is an upscale suburban zip code in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $330,300 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metro area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family here is doing well financially earning $81,799/year.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 20879 earn an average of $45,835/year. Women earn only $33,266/year.

11,709 people in 20879 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 20879? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living in 20879 is 33.9 minutes!

The median age here is 34. There are 11,874 men and 12,486 women. The median age for men is 33 while for women the median age is 35.

To give you a sense of the community, 10,219 people (out of the 24,360 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 8,396 homes, and 1,086 businesses every day. 175 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

20879 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 39 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Lisbon, Portugal!) and -77 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 391 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 24,360
  • White Population: 12,211
  • Black Population: 5,844
  • Hispanic Population: 5,936
  • Asian Population: 4,349
  • Hawaiian Population: 58
  • Indian Population: 362
  • Male Population: 11,874
  • Female Population: 12,486
  • Median Age: 34
  • Median Age of Males: 33
  • Median Age of Females: 35
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Maryland
  • CSA Name: Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV
  • County: Montgomery
  • City: Gaithersburg
  • Longitude: -77.2
  • Latitude: 39.2
  • Elevation: 391 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 240/301
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 11,257
  • Drive alone: 8,522
  • Carpool: 1,362
  • Public transit: 1,165
  • Ride bikes or walk: 175

  • Average commute time: 33.9 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 161
  •    5 - 9: 775
  •    10 - 14: 1,163
  •    15 - 19: 1,528
  •    20 - 24: 1,367
  •    25 - 29: 453
  •    30 - 34: 1,431
  •    35 - 39: 379
  •    40 - 44: 540
  •    45 - 59: 1,493
  •    60 - 89: 1,547
  •    90 plus: 420
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $330,300
  • Average Annual Household Income: $85,909
  • Businesses: 1,027
  • Employees: 16,926
  • Annual Payroll: $946,211,000
  • Average Family Income: $81,799
  • Median Family Income: $66,799
  • Average Income for Men: $45,835
  • Average Income for Women: $33,266
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 031
  • State FIPS Code: 24

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Schools in 20879 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Flower Hill Elementary
18425 Flower Hill Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-7161
Judith A. Resnik Elementary
7301 Hadley Farms Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 670-8200
Stedwick Elementary
10631 Stedwick Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-7187
Strawberry Knoll Elementary
18820 Strawberry Knoll Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-7112
Watkins Mill Elementary
19001 Watkins Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-7181
Whetstone Elementary
19201 Thomas Farm Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-7191
Woodfield Elementary
24200 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 253-7085
Middle Schools
Montgomery Village Middle School
19300 Watkins Mill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-4660
High Schools
Watkins Mill High
10301 Apple Ridge Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 840-3959

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 20879 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/onlineservs/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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