Rockville, MD 20852 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20852: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockville, MD 20852

Acceptable Alternative
N Bethesda, MD 20852
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Not Acceptable, USPS
No Bethesda, MD 20852

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,233
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,801
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,861
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.047, Longitude -77.12
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rockville, MD 20852 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,581
Population in Households 45,660
Population in Familes 31,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 921
Population Density1 5,349
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 21,165
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 10,875
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,506 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,659 (51.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,529 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $472,358
Average Home Value $536,487


Median Household Income $91,540
Average Household Income $124,084
Per Capita Income $57,061
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.1%
Households 0.89% 0.96%
Families 0.64% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockville, MD 20852 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20852 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 95th
Population Density1 # 38 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 49 89th
Median Household Income # 152 67th
Per Capita Income # 39 92nd

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