Washington, DC 20003 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20003: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, DC 20003

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,248
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,412
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,107
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.881, Longitude -76.994
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Washington, D.C. 20003 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,917
Population in Households 25,425
Population in Familes 12,873
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,492
Population Density1 14,093
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 13,284
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 4,650
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,756 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,528 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,451 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $720,138
Average Home Value $756,068


Median Household Income $111,692
Average Household Income $150,902
Per Capita Income $67,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.58% 1.41%
Households 1.94% 1.72%
Families 1.38% 1.38%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

Washington, DC 20003 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20003 to the other 30 ZIP Codes in Washington, D.C. 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 # 12 63rd
Population Density1 # 8 77th
Diversity Index2 # 13 60th
Median Household Income # 6 83rd
Per Capita Income # 10 70th

Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Anacostia, DC (1.4 miles SSE)
Twining, DC (1.4 miles ESE)
Trinidad, DC (1.9 miles NNE)
River Terrace, DC (1.9 miles ENE)
Good Hope, DC (1.9 miles SE)
Ivy City, DC (1.9 miles NNE)
Washington, DC (2.4 miles WNW)
Hillcrest, DC (2.4 miles ESE)
Greenway, DC (2.4 miles ENE)
Naylor Gardens, DC (2.4 miles SE)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

Capitol Hill, DC (< 0.1 mile)
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Rosedale, DC (1.4 miles NE)
Isherwood, DC (1.4 miles NE)
Stanton Park, DC (1.4 miles NNW)
East End, DC (1.4 miles NW)
Buzzard Point, DC (1.4 miles SW)
Fairlawn, DC (1.4 miles SE)
Lincoln Park, DC (1.4 miles NE)
East Central, DC (1.4 miles NW)

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