Washington, DC 20004 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20004: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, DC 20004

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 770
  • Single Family Addresses: 2
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,556
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.892, Longitude -77.028
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Washington, D.C. 20004 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,574
Population in Households 1,514
Population in Familes 591
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 2,640
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 1,076
Average Household Size 1.41
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 697 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $522,115
Average Home Value $598,021


Median Household Income $142,357
Average Household Income $188,993
Per Capita Income $129,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.06% 2.14%
Households -0.24% 2.21%
Families -0.26% 2.02%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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 20004 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20004 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 # 22 30th
Population Density1 # 23 27th
Diversity Index2 # 14 57th
Median Household Income # 2 97th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Washington, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Georgetown, DC (1.9 miles WNW)
LeDroit Park, DC (1.9 miles NNE)
Eckington, DC (1.9 miles NE)
Bloomingdale, DC (1.9 miles NNE)
Columbia Heights, DC (2.4 miles N)
Trinidad, DC (2.4 miles ENE)
Burleith, DC (2.7 miles WNW)
Mount Pleasant, DC (2.7 miles NNW)
Ivy City, DC (2.7 miles ENE)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

Washington City, DC (< 0.1 mile)
East End, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Northwest Rectangle, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Franklin McPherson Square, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Judiciary Square, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Mount Vernon Square, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Chinatown, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Shaw, DC (1.4 miles NNE)
Westminster, DC (1.4 miles NNE)
Dupont Circle, DC (1.4 miles NW)

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