Data Profile of ZIP Code 20842

Dickerson, MD (ZIP Code 20842) Insights

Maryland

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 20842

The ZIP Code 20842 is associated with Dickerson, MD in Montgomery County in the United States. The current population estimate for this region is 1,676. An estimated 30.1% of residents in the 20842 ZIP Code are of age 62 years and older. Overall, the region has a median age of 50.1 years. An estimated 46.8% in this Maryland region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $63,015. Approximately 2% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median household income of this region is $106,360.

Population in 20842

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 20842 is 1,676.

Dickerson, MD

The 20842 ZIP Code is associated with Dickerson, MD in Montgomery County.

Area Codes associated with 20842

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 20842 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 20842.

Sunrise / Sunset in 20842

Sunrise: 6:52 am
Sunset: 5:53 pm
Sunrise in 20842 6:52 am
Sunrise in 20842 5:53 pm

Weather forecast for 20842

Today's forecast for 20842: A chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 8 to 12 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 20842

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 20842 Good

Internet in 20842

Approximately 96.5% of households in ZIP Code 20842 have a computer, while about 89.1% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 20842

In ZIP Code 20842, the gender split is approximately 49.3% male and an estimated 50.7% female.

Health Insurance in 20842

Approximately 5.7% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 20842 (Dickerson, MD) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 20842

The median household income in ZIP Code 20842 is $106,360, while the region's mean household income is $151,849. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $63,015. The per capita income in ZIP Code 20842 of $63,015 is approximately 49.6% more than the per capita income in Maryland overall of $42,122. An estimated 1.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 81.05% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 22.4% of the population in 20842 earn $200,000 or more per year, while an estimated 21.7% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 0.9% of 20842 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 20842

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 3.2%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 0.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 4.1%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 2.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.1%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 9.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 16.4%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 21.7%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 11.4%
$200,000 or more per year 22.4%

Education levels in ZIP Code 20842

In ZIP Code 20842, 93.8% of the population graduated high school, while 46.8% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 20.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 19.7% in this Montgomery County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 20842

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.7%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19.7%
Some college, no degree 20.9%
Associate's degree 6.4%
Bachelor's degree 26.4%
Graduate or professional degree 20.4%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 20842

Residents of ZIP Code 20842 are older than average. The median age of 50.1 years in ZIP Code 20842 is approximately 31.5% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 88.1% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 30.1% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 12.4% of the population in 20842 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 11.1% are aged 20 to 24 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.6% of 20842 residents are aged under 5 years.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 20842

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 0.6%
5 to 9 years 2.1%
10 to 14 years 5.5%
15 to 19 years 7.5%
20 to 24 years 11.1%
25 to 34 years 9.7%
35 to 44 years 9.3%
45 to 54 years 11.0%
55 to 59 years 8.6%
60 to 64 years 8.4%
65 to 74 years 12.4%
75 to 84 years 9.2%
85 years and over 4.5%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 20842

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 20842, 98.0% is one race, while 2.0% are two or more races. Approximately 3.8% of 20842 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 20842 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (91.7%), followed by Black or African American (6.1%) .

Race Breakdown Details

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Racial Composition of 20842

Industry Percent
White 91.7%
Black or African American 6.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 3.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 20842

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 20842 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 42.0% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 20842 is high blood pressure, as approximately 32.2% of adults 18 and older in this Montgomery County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 20842

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 24.8%
High blood pressure 32.2%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 8.1%
Current asthma 9.0%
Coronary heart disease 5.4%
Diagnosed diabetes 8.7%
High cholesterol 42.0%
Chronic kidney disease 2.9%
Stroke 2.8%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 20842

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 20842 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 94.3% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 91.6% of those 18 and above in 20842 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 20842 include sleeping less than 7 hours (28.3% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (27.3% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 20842

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 94.3%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 79.1%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 71.3%
Cholesterol screening 91.6%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 73.2%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 20842

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 13.1%
Current smoking 9.9%
No leisure-time physical activity 16.0%
Obesity 27.3%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 28.3%
* aged 18 & above

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 20842

In ZIP Code 20842, 88.1% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 2.3% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.4% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.3% of homes. Lastly, 5.9% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Montgomery County region.

Language Spoken in 20842

Language Spoken Percent
English only 88.1%
Spanish 2.3%
Other Indo-European languages 3.4%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.3%
Other languages 5.9%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

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Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 20842

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 20842, an estimated 21.4% of homes were built between 1950 and 1959. Additionally, 18.0% of homes in the region were built in 1939 or earlier, while an estimated 0.6% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Montgomery County region.

Age of Housing in 20842

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.6%
Built between 2010 and 2013 1.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 13.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 11.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 21.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4.8%
Built in 1939 or earlier 18.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 20842

In 20842, 64.1% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 10.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 38.1 minutes. Approximately 17.8% of the employed population 16 years and over in 20842 work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative, while an estimated 13.5% work in educational services, and health care and social assistance. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.0% of 20842 workers 16 years and over work in transportation and warehousing, and utilities.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 20842

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 12.9%
Construction 7.9%
Manufacturing 2.3%
Wholesale trade 2.1%
Retail trade 6.7%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1.0%
Information 5.5%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 3.0%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 17.8%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 13.5%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.6%
Other services, except public administration 9.2%
Public administration 11.5%

Utilities in ZIP Code 20842

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 20842 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.98 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 20.87% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 24.43% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes electricity rates in 20842 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 20842

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 20842 9.5¢/kWh 4.71¢/kWh 2.37¢/kWh
Maryland
United States

Solar Power in 20842

Month ZIP Code 20842 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.77 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.58 3 6.31
Mar 5.04 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.57 5.13 7.3
May 5.37 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.74 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.96 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.71 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.65 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.92 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.13 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.35 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes solar power levels in 20842 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 20842

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 20842, debt collection have received the most complaints in 20842 in the past 12 months. received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Montgomery County region was communication tactics.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

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Consumer Complaints by Product in 20842

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Debt collection 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 20842

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Communication tactics 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 20842. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.