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ZIP Code 21040

Primary City:Edgewood, MD (View All Cities)
County: Harford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.43, -76.29
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21040. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 21040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21040, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Edgewood, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21040 is located in northeast Maryland and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21040 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21040 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,420
Population Density 3,065 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,281
Median Home Value $176,200
Land Area 7.97 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,680
Median Household Income $52,165

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0979599199588318797658508358277346044823602231499546
Female1,0539669609359351,007937908958908861724613377257175116117
Total2,1501,9251,8791,8931,7661,8861,7021,7581,7931,7351,5951,3281,095737480324211163

Gender

 Male 11,613 48%
 Female 12,807 52%
Gender

Race

 White 11,960 49.0%
 Black Or African American 10,221 41.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.3%
 Asian 408 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 42 0.2%
 Other Race 618 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,102 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner888371,3211,4531,17468330264
Renter369869605484254975327
Total4571,7061,9261,9371,42878035591

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,705 43%
 Single Guardian 2,550 29%
 Singles 1,918 22%
 Singles With Roommate 507 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,956 57%
 Households with Kids 3,724 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male216224263195215171198187188193181196190159198198200177185167
Female236212216191213192204184173229170163218180204203209148171192
Total452436479386428363402371361422351359408339402401409325356359

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21040 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21040 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 21040 real estate data, the median home value of $176,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21040. Rentals in 21040 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,361 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 15 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,909 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,013 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,758 30%
 Households Vacant 601 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 214 35.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 174 29.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 2.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 29.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 435 13.7%
 2 Bedroom 1,333 42.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,382 43.5%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,165 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21040 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 21040. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,393 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,115 22%
 No Earnings 5,969 32%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,393 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,115 22%
 No Earnings 5,969 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,143 91.8%
 Public transportation 392 3.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 2.0%
 Worked at Home 289 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 759 11%
 High School Graduate 4,483 65%
 Associate's degree 462 7%
 Bachelor's degree 788 11%
 Master's degree 272 4%
 Professional school degree 68 1%
 Doctorate degree 93 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,956 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 578 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 732 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21040

ZIP Code 21040 is in the Harford County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21040.

Deerfield Elementary
2307 Willoughby Beach Rd
Edgewood, MD 21040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Edgewood Elementary
2100 Cedar Dr
Edgewood, MD 21040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Edgewood Middle School
2311 Willoughby Beach Rd
Edgewood, MD 21040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Edgewood High School
2415 Willoughby Beach Rd
Edgewood, MD 21040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harford County Public Schools

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