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ZIP Code 21085

Primary City:Joppa, MD (View All Cities)
County: Harford County
Timezone: Eastern (6:19pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.45, -76.35
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21085

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21085. 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 21085. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21085, 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:
Joppa, MD
Unacceptable:
Joppatown, Joppatowne, Magnolia

Stats and Demographics for the 21085 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21085 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21085 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21085 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,171
Population Density 902 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,552
Median Home Value $259,200
Land Area 17.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,231
Median Household Income $73,158

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male43049850251449041943551461168366557151740428623914656
Female450442481481440422463507591719714595576450333216167144
Total8809409839959308418981,0211,2021,4021,3791,1661,093854619455313200

Gender

 Male 7,980 49%
 Female 8,191 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,120 81.1%
 Black Or African American 2,251 13.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.3%
 Asian 359 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 70 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 310 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner434318761,2181,134794470101
Renter101275242246149904813
Total1447061,1181,4641,283884518114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,567 57%
 Single Guardian 965 15%
 Singles 1,333 21%
 Singles With Roommate 366 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,272 69%
 Households with Kids 1,959 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male95759582971079511386979697901221051141169683112
Female898794851009874818991918611110210311384919094
Total184162189167197205169194175188187183201224208227200187173206

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21085 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 21085 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 21085 real estate data, the median home value of $259,200 is high 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 21085. Rentals in 21085 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21085 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,159 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 12 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,771 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,296 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,164 18%
 Households Vacant 321 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 109 34.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 97 30.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 5.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 26.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 4%
 1 Bedroom 147 15%
 2 Bedroom 477 49%
 3+ Bedroom 314 32%
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 $73,158 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21085 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 21085. 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 6,334 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,049 23%
 No Earnings 3,752 29%
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 6,334 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,049 23%
 No Earnings 3,752 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,009 93.8%
 Public transportation 96 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 0.8%
 Worked at Home 351 4.1%
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 498 8.9%
 High School Graduate 3,267 58.4%
 Associate's degree 372 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 859 15.4%
 Master's degree 522 9.3%
 Professional school degree 32 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 43 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,103 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 436 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 395 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21085

ZIP Code 21085 is in the Harford County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21085.

Joppatowne Elementary
407 Trimble Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Magnolia Elementary
901 Trimble Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Riverside Elementary
211 Stillmeadow Dr
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Magnolia Middle School
299 Fort Hoyle Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Joppatowne High School
555 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Mountain Christian School
1824 Mountain Rd
Joppa, MD 21085
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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