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ZIP Code 21201

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Seton Hill|Central Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (5:46am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.29, -76.62
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21201. 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 21201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21201, 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:
Baltimore, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21201 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21201 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21201 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,972
Population Density 13,158 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,255
Median Home Value $208,500
Land Area 1.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,765
Median Household Income $27,465

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3873382673241,0011,4578585074134624283653032562041378257
Female3753242653651,5501,713867479425483435373366291273216165161
Total7626625326892,5513,1701,725986838945863738669547477353247218

Gender

 Male 7,846 46%
 Female 9,126 54%
Gender

Race

 White 5,794 34.1%
 Black Or African American 8,982 52.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.3%
 Asian 1,525 9.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 143 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 464 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3615618621818285429
Renter1,3632,9751,0931,072908784479177
Total1,3993,1311,2791,2901,090869521186

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,025 10%
 Single Guardian 1,481 15%
 Singles 5,794 59%
 Singles With Roommate 1,465 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,514 87%
 Households with Kids 1,251 13%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male80746978756871527248635756435977586169100
Female86846767696853647064504649567164528989141
Total16615813614514413612411614211211310310599130141110150158241

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 21201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21201 real estate data, the median home value of $208,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21201. Rentals in 21201 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,403 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 14 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 17 0.1%
 College Student Housing 386 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 146 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 765 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,851 79%
 Households Vacant 1,490 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 815 54.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 44 3.0%
 For Sale Only 34 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 77 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 492 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 942 12%
 1 Bedroom 4,472 56%
 2 Bedroom 1,714 21%
 3+ Bedroom 853 11%
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 $27,465 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21201 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. ZIP code 21201 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 21201 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21201 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,946 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,626 26%
 No Earnings 5,314 38%
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 4,946 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,626 26%
 No Earnings 5,314 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,475 48.8%
 Public transportation 1,365 19.2%
 Taxicab 15 0.2%
 Motorcycle 22 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,035 28.6%
 Worked at Home 204 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 699 16%
 High School Graduate 1,324 29%
 Associate's degree 141 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,178 26%
 Master's degree 472 10%
 Professional school degree 366 8%
 Doctorate degree 329 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,598 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 96 5.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 232 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21201

ZIP Code 21201 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21201.

New Hope Academy
900 Druid Hill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women
128 West Franklin St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary
507 West Preston St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore School for the Arts
712 Cathedral St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
The Wilks School at Grace & St Peter
707 Park Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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