Germantown, MD 20876 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20876: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Germantown, MD 20876

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 315
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,964
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,509
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.191, Longitude -77.234
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Germantown, MD 20876 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,405
Population in Households 26,381
Population in Familes 22,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 2,200
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 8,586
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 6,440
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 9,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,736 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,850 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $360,599
Average Home Value $394,460


Median Household Income $92,011
Average Household Income $109,612
Per Capita Income $35,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 1.16%
Households 0.35% 1.02%
Families 0.25% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Germantown, MD 20876 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20876 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 # 95 79th
Population Density1 # 103 78th
Diversity Index2 # 15 97th
Median Household Income # 150 67th
Per Capita Income # 216 53rd

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