Washington, DC 20242 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20242: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, DC 20242

Not Acceptable, USPS
National Park Service, DC 20242

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.96, Longitude -77.044
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Washington, D.C. 20242 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 0
Population in Households 0
Population in Familes 0
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 0
Average Household Size 0.0
Family Households 0
Average Family Size 0


Total Housing Units 0
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 0
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $0
Average Household Income $0
Per Capita Income $0
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.0%
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 20242 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20242 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 # 29 7th
Population Density1 # 29 7th
Diversity Index2 # 29 7th
Median Household Income # 29 17th
Per Capita Income # 29 7th

Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Brightwood, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Barnaby Woods, DC (1.4 miles NW)
Brightwood Park, DC (1.4 miles ESE)
Petworth, DC (1.4 miles SE)
Manor Park, DC (1.4 miles E)
Hawthorne, DC (1.4 miles NNW)
Mount Pleasant, DC (1.9 miles S)
Cleveland Park, DC (1.9 miles SW)
Lamond Riggs, DC (1.9 miles ENE)
Chillum Station, DC (1.9 miles E)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

North Cleveland Park, DC (1.4 miles WSW)
Chevy Chase, DC (1.4 miles WNW)
Crestwood, DC (1.4 miles S)
Forest Hills, DC (1.4 miles SW)
Pinehurst Circle, DC (1.9 miles WNW)
Reno, DC (1.9 miles WSW)
Hampshire Knolls, DC (1.9 miles E)
Chevy Chase Heights, DC (1.9 miles W)
Friendship Heights, DC (1.9 miles W)
Shepherd Park, DC (1.9 miles NNE)