Washington, DC 20008 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20008: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, DC 20008

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 805
  • PO Box Addresses: 138
  • Residential Addresses: 17,529
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 14,044
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,485
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.936, Longitude -77.059
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Washington, DC 20008 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington, DC 20008 Housing Affordability Index is 67
State of Washington, D.C. Housing Affordability Index is 65
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Washington, DC 20008 Wealth Index is 177
State of Washington, D.C. Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 30,951 (100%)
Population in Households 30,587 (98.8%)
Population in Families 13,505 (43.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 364 ( 1.2%)
Population Density 8,749
Diversity Index2 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $123,797
Average Household Income $180,084
Per Capita Income $101,633
Wealth Index4 177

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,900 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,552 (57.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 852 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $976,419
Housing Affordability Index3 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,452
Average Household Size 1.75
Family Households 5,139
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.22% 0.87%
Households 0.98% 0.62%
Families 0.8% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Washington, DC 20008 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20008 to the other 33 ZIP Codes in Washington, D.C. by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 67th
Population Density1 # 15 58th
Diversity Index2 # 20 42nd
Median Household Income # 5 88th
Per Capita Income # 3 94th


Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

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Mount Pleasant, DC (1.4 miles ESE)
Burleith, DC (1.4 miles SSW)
Wesley Heights, DC (1.4 miles WSW)
Glover Park, DC (1.4 miles SW)
Georgetown, DC (1.9 miles S)
Tenleytown, DC (1.9 miles NW)
Columbia Heights, DC (1.9 miles ESE)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

Massachusetts Avenue Heights, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Lanier Heights, DC (1.4 miles ESE)
North Cleveland Park, DC (1.4 miles NNW)
Reno, DC (1.4 miles NW)
Kalorama Heights, DC (1.4 miles SSE)
Embassy Park, DC (1.4 miles W)
Sutton Place, DC (1.4 miles WSW)
Westchester, DC (1.4 miles WSW)
Kalorama Triangle, DC (1.4 miles SE)
Westover Place, DC (1.4 miles W)

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