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ZIP Code 21157

Primary City:Westminster, MD (View All Cities)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -77.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21157

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21157. 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 21157. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21157, 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:
Westminster, MD
Unacceptable:
Carrollton

Stats and Demographics for the 21157 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21157 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21157 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21157 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,920
Population Density 482 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,399
Median Home Value $307,700
Land Area 76.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,683
Median Household Income $71,826

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9621,0601,1851,5121,4511,0168341,0001,2731,5861,6171,3221,059761495382293215
Female8921,0931,1861,4821,3779467621,0271,3621,6741,5311,3051,132915628542508535
Total1,8542,1532,3712,9942,8281,9621,5962,0272,6353,2603,1482,6272,1911,6761,123924801750

Gender

 Male 18,023 49%
 Female 18,897 51%
Gender

Race

 White 33,865 91.7%
 Black Or African American 1,353 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.3%
 Asian 504 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 467 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 614 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner827331,7152,7982,2871,329807244
Renter305648539669468418372269
Total3871,3812,2543,4672,7551,7471,179513

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,619 56%
 Single Guardian 1,799 13%
 Singles 3,526 26%
 Singles With Roommate 739 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,270 68%
 Households with Kids 4,413 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male171197180201207206178239230218256241248222273279291328341336
Female164190185188207240216226204227238237235249268263272326353329
Total335387365389414446394465434445494478483471541542563654694665

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21157 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21157 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 21157 real estate data, the median home value of $307,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21157 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21157 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21157 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,248 95.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 234 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 144 0.4%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,059 2.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 228 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,707 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,288 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,688 26%
 Households Vacant 716 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 170 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 211 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 175 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,149 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,386 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,129 29%
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 $71,826 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21157 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 21157. 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 13,746 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,598 25%
 No Earnings 9,624 31%
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 13,746 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,598 25%
 No Earnings 9,624 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,525 91.9%
 Public transportation 136 0.7%
 Taxicab 9 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 512 2.7%
 Worked at Home 881 4.6%
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 1,284 11%
 High School Graduate 6,248 53%
 Associate's degree 842 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,091 18%
 Master's degree 918 8%
 Professional school degree 240 2%
 Doctorate degree 173 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,212 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 914 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 568 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21157

ZIP Code 21157 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21157.

Carroll Springs School
495 South Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Carroll County Evening High School
125 North Court St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Carroll County Home & Hospital School
125 North Court St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Friendship Valley Elementary
1100 Gist Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Robert Moton Elementary
1413 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Westminster East Middle School
121 Longwell Ave
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Westminster West Middle School
60 Monroe St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
William Winchester Elementary
70 Monroe St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Winfield Elementary
4401 Salem Bottom Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Cranberry Station Elementary
505n Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Pride School
1100 Gist Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Westminster High School
1225 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Carroll County Career & Technology Center
1229 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Winters Mill High School
560 Gorsuch Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Post Secondary Program
495 South Center St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Flexible Student Support
45 Kate Wagner Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Gateway School
45 Kate Wagner Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Crossroads Middle School
45 Kate Wagner Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
St John Catholic School
45 Monroe St
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Carroll Christian Schools
550 Baltimore Blvd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Crest Lane Sda Church School
324 Crest Ln
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Forbush School at Westminster
1135 Business Pkwy S Ste 40
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
North Carroll Community School
531 Old Westminster Pike Ste 100
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Preschool & Kindergarten Program
65 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian School
30 N Cranberry Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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