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20879 is the zip code for

Gaithersburg, MD

Also in this location:
Germantown, MD
Montgomery Village, MD
Redland, MD

Total population
24,360
Housing units
8,371
Land area
(sq. miles)
7.67
Density
(people per sq. mile)
3,176.01
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.04

Demographic data for zip code 20879

Gender:

Male
11,874
Female
12,486
Median age
Male
33.00
Female
35.40
Gender

Households:

Total households
8,016
Family households
5,887
Nonfamily households
2,129
Average household size
3.02
Average family size
3.47
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
8,371
Occupied housing units
8,016
Owner-occupied
5,947
Renter-occupied
2,069
Vacant housing units
355
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
1,804
5 to 9 years
1,681
10 to 14 years
1,704
15 to 19 years
1,718
20 to 24 years
1,633
25 to 34 years
3,933
35 to 44 years
3,418
45 to 54 years
4,112
55 to 59 years
1,670
60 to 64 years
1,219
65 to 74 years
943
75 to 84 years
404
85 years and over
121
Median age
34.30
Age

Race:

White
8,363
Hispanic or Latino
5,936
Black or African American
5,168
Asian
3,888
American Indian & Alaska Native
68
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
10
Other (One Race)
126
Two or More Races
801
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 20879

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
18,829
Civilian labor force
15,113
Employed
14,340
Unemployed
773
Armed Forces
54
Not in labor force
3,662
Percent Unemployed
5.1%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
13,968
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
10,270
Carpooled
1,929
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
1,169
Walked
127
Other means
30
Worked at home
443
Mean travel time
34.4 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
14,340
Management / business / science / arts
5,873
Service
2,605
Sales / office
3,665
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
1,227
Production / transportation / material moving
970
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
14,340
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
13
Construction
1,127
Manufacturing
699
Wholesale trade
131
Retail trade
1,551
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
385
Information
644
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
990
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
2,764
Educational services / health care / social assistance
3,002
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
1,131
Public administration
1,064
Other services
839
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
14,340
Private wage & salary workers
10,719
Government workers
2,912
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
643
Unpaid family workers
66
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
8,252
Less than $10,000
162
$10,000 to $14,999
201
$15,000 to $24,999
268
$25,000 to $34,999
482
$35,000 to $49,999
709
$50,000 to $74,999
1,536
$75,000 to $99,999
1,535
$100,000 to $149,999
1,856
$150,000 to $199,999
930
$200,000 or more
573
Median household income
$85,909
Mean household income
$99,040
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
6.0%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 20879

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Flower Hill Elementary
18425 Flower Hill Way
(301) 840-716149715613.5
Judith A. Resnik Elementary
7301 Hadley Farms Drive
(301) 670-820055714813.2
Montgomery Village Middle School
19300 Watkins Mill Rd
(301) 840-466074924213.5
Stedwick Elementary
10631 Stedwick Rd
(301) 840-718758419314.2
Strawberry Knoll Elementary
18820 Strawberry Knoll Rd
(301) 840-711251411611.4
Watkins Mill Elementary
19001 Watkins Mill Rd
(301) 840-718151618712.2
Watkins Mill High
10301 Apple Ridge Rd
(301) 840-39591,76537315.1
Whetstone Elementary
19201 Thomas Farm Rd
(301) 840-719163720113.1
Woodfield Elementary
24200 Woodfield Rd
(301) 253-70854192716.8

Universities and Colleges around 20879

NameAddressPhone
Strayer University - Montgomery Campus
20030 Century Boulevard Suite 300
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 540-8066
Columbia Union College
201 Perry Parkway Suite 2
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 947-7843

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 20879

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Montgomery General Hospital
18101 Prince Philip Drive
Olney, MD 20832
(301) 774-8882182
National Naval Medical Center
8901 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20889
(301) 295-5800135
Potomac Ridge14901 Broschart Road
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 251-4500140
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
9901 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-6000253
Suburban Hosp Healthcare Syst
8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 896-3100232
Warren G Magnuson Clin Ctr
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
(301) 496-4114272

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 20879

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Holiday Inn Gaithersburg2 Montgomery Village Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
30079209
Wyndham Garden Hotel Gaithersburg805 Russell Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
20362149
Extended Stay America Washington, D.c. - Gaithersburg205 Professional Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
165110
Extended Stay Deluxe Washington, D.c. - Gaithersburg201 Professional Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
175120

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 20879

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Vasili's Mythos Grill8371 Snouffer School Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Greek, Mediterranean301-519-1093
Burger KingRoute 24 Plz
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Fast Food, Hamburgers301-947-8022
Domino's Pizza18214 Flower Hill Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Pizza301-869-3000
Fu Shing Cafe576 N Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Chinese301-330-8484
Gentleman Jim's18917 Garhart Ct
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
American, Pizza, Seafood, Steaks301-963-7778
Papa John's18568 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Pizza301-330-7272
Pizza Hut18509 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Italian, Pizza301-990-7505
Taco Bell18415 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Fast Food, Mexican301-840-8356
Wendy's18425 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Salads301-963-4382
Wingstop Restaurant20201 Goshen Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Barbecue, American301-977-9464

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