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ZIP Code 21044

Primary City:Columbia, MD (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Eastern (11:07pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.20, -76.88
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21044

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21044. 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 21044. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21044, 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:
Columbia, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21044 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21044 is located in north 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 21044 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21044 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,704
Population Density 3,476 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,371
Median Home Value $382,800
Land Area 12.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,490
Median Household Income $98,478

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2331,2471,3081,3741,2091,5701,4171,3131,3131,4611,5421,3191,141846542374229270
Female1,1891,2141,2781,2091,1431,6991,6041,5671,5571,7811,7301,5351,3281,000661456432613
Total2,4222,4612,5862,5832,3523,2693,0212,8802,8703,2423,2722,8542,4691,8461,203830661883

Gender

 Male 19,708 47%
 Female 21,996 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,846 57.2%
 Black Or African American 10,608 25.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 131 0.3%
 Asian 4,450 10.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 818 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,827 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner381,0471,8292,6102,5001,555631171
Renter5022,0771,4491,229716346368422
Total5403,1243,2783,8393,2161,901999593

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,170 47%
 Single Guardian 2,654 15%
 Singles 5,475 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,191 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,204 70%
 Households with Kids 5,286 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male247236248253238259230268252277236247259289301326317247183197
Female228229257234270206246246246245244268254267253284286204182164
Total475465505487508465476514498522480515513556554610603451365361

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21044 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 21044 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 21044 real estate data, the median home value of $382,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21044 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21044 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21044 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,314 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 236 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 149 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,631 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,750 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,109 39%
 Households Vacant 881 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 442 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Sale Only 142 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 128 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 127 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,406 34%
 2 Bedroom 3,045 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,547 22%
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 $98,478 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21044 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 21044. 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 17,415 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,139 24%
 No Earnings 8,374 25%
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 17,415 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,139 24%
 No Earnings 8,374 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,184 87.0%
 Public transportation 1,166 5.0%
 Taxicab 43 0.2%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 589 2.5%
 Worked at Home 1,213 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 592 4%
 High School Graduate 3,131 23%
 Associate's degree 515 4%
 Bachelor's degree 4,309 31%
 Master's degree 3,251 24%
 Professional school degree 824 6%
 Doctorate degree 1,204 9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,714 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 959 13.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 684 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21044

ZIP Code 21044 is in the Howard County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21044.

Bryant Woods Elementary
5450 Blue Heron Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Harpers Choice Middle School
5450 Beaverkill Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Longfellow Elementary
5470 Hesperus Dr
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Running Brook Elementary
5215 West Running Brook Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Swansfield Elementary
5610 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Wilde Lake Middle School
10481 Cross Fox Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Clemens Crossing Elementary
10320 Quarterstaff Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Atholton High School
6520 Freetown Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Wilde Lake High School
5460 Trumpeter Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Howard County Public Schools
Atholton Adventist Academy
6520 Martin Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gan Israel Day School
770 Howes Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bryant Woods Montessori Childrens House
10449 Green Mountain Cir
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Columbia Montessori School
10508 Marble Faun Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kindercare
10820 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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