Silver Spring, MD 20903 ZIP Code Profile

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Hillandale, MD | Silver Spring, MD

ZIP Code 20903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver Spring, MD 20903

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hillandale, MD 20903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.013, Longitude -76.981
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 20903 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Montgomery, Prince Georges).

  • Businesses Addresses: 225
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 7,113
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,527
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,586

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Silver Spring, MD 20903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,443
Daytime Population: Workers 4,593
Daytime Population: Residents 11,871
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,464
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 24,294
Population in Familes 19,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 6,258
Diversity Index3 92


Median Household Income $59,836
Average Household Income $80,705
Per Capita Income $23,635


Total Housing Units 7,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,795 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,296 (58.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $353,254
Average Home Value $373,757


Total Households 7,091
Average Household Size 3.43
Family Households 5,130
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.06% 0.96%
Households 0.82% 0.83%
Families 0.74% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Silver Spring, MD 20903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20903 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 110 76th
Population Density # 32 93rd
Diversity Index # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 324 29th
Per Capita Income # 406 11th

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