Washington, DC 20317 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Washington, DC
Advertisement

ZIP Code 20317: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, DC 20317

Not Acceptable, USPS
Soldiers Airmens Home, DC 20317

  • ZIP Code Type: UNIQUE - SINGLE ENTITY
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.943, Longitude -77.012
  • 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: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.

Advertisement

Washington, DC 20317 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Washington, DC 20317 Housing Affordability Index is 116
State of Washington, D.C. Housing Affordability Index is 80
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 20317 Wealth Index is 62
State of Washington, D.C. Wealth Index is 125
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.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Neighborhoods, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Washington, D.C. COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 962 (100%)
Population in Households 869 (90.3%)
Population in Families 236 (24.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 93 ( 9.7%)
Population Density 2,836
Diversity Index2 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,480
Average Household Income $80,407
Per Capita Income $63,044
Wealth Index4 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (10.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 649 (64.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $327,778
Housing Affordability Index3 116
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 751
Average Household Size 1.16
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 2
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 0.62% 0.58%
Households 0.74% 0.42%
Families 0.6% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.17%

Washington, DC 20317 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20317 to the other 29 ZIP Codes in Washington, D.C. by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 23 24th
Population Density1 # 23 24th
Diversity Index2 # 13 59th
Median Household Income # 21 31st
Per Capita Income # 14 55th


Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Petworth, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Terra Cotta, DC (1.4 miles NE)
Brightwood Park, DC (1.4 miles NW)
Columbia Heights, DC (1.4 miles SW)
Lamond Riggs, DC (1.4 miles N)
Brightwood, DC (1.4 miles NNW)
Brookland, DC (1.4 miles ESE)
Chillum Station, DC (1.4 miles NNE)
Manor Park, DC (1.4 miles N)
Mount Pleasant, DC (1.9 miles WSW)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

Park View, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Park Place, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Varnum, DC (< 0.1 mile)
Metropolis View, DC (1.4 miles SSE)
Riggs Park, DC (1.4 miles NE)
Hampshire Knolls, DC (1.4 miles NNE)
The Cloisters, DC (1.4 miles SSE)
Crestwood, DC (1.4 miles W)
Edgewood, DC (1.4 miles SSE)
Michigan Park, DC (1.4 miles ENE)

Advertisement