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ZIP Code 21204

Primary City:Towson, MD (View All Cities)
County: Baltimore County
Timezone: Eastern (4:43pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.40, -76.63
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21204. 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 21204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21204, 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:
Towson, MD
Acceptable:
Baltimore, Eudowood, Loch Raven, Ruxton

Stats and Demographics for the 21204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21204 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 21204 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21204 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,253
Population Density 3,359 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,274
Median Home Value $424,300
Land Area 6.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,580
Median Household Income $73,611

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3404174738101,844713517476542596517498459326235244263337
Female3213974031,0112,148447367428497520573512553366347397520839
Total6618148761,8213,9921,1608849041,0391,1161,0901,0101,0126925826417831,176

Gender

 Male 9,607 47%
 Female 10,646 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,814 83.0%
 Black Or African American 1,983 9.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.2%
 Asian 848 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 217 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 352 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35194540823898559476232
Renter1,248634368289292240373379
Total1,2838289081,1121,190799849611

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,850 38%
 Single Guardian 678 9%
 Singles 2,754 36%
 Singles With Roommate 1,298 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,029 80%
 Households with Kids 1,551 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male74637374827992798595947910310289121124167309504
Female616787609068827780847287768410010397215496753
Total1351301601341721471741561651791661661791861892242213828051,257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21204 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 21204 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1970s. Looking at 21204 real estate data, the median home value of $424,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21204. Rentals in 21204 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 21204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,362 80.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,322 6.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 75 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 890 4.4%
 Other Institutional 29 0.1%
 College Student Housing 1,471 7.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 104 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,531 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,226 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,823 46%
 Households Vacant 694 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 466 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Sale Only 56 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 40 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 89 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,368 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,390 41%
 3+ Bedroom 511 15%
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 $73,611 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21204 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21204 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 5,493 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,641 26%
 No Earnings 7,501 43%
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 5,493 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,641 26%
 No Earnings 7,501 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,965 80.8%
 Public transportation 212 2.5%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 709 8.2%
 Worked at Home 726 8.4%
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 364 6%
 High School Graduate 1,790 30%
 Associate's degree 201 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,720 29%
 Master's degree 948 16%
 Professional school degree 682 11%
 Doctorate degree 311 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,453 55.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 958 36.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 201 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21204

ZIP Code 21204 is in the Baltimore County Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21204.

Ridge Ruxton
6916 Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Riderwood Elementary
1711 Landrake Rd
Towson, MD 21204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
West Towson Elementary
6916 North Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
George W. Carver Center for Arts & Technology
938 York Rd
Towson, MD 21204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Immaculate Conception School
112 Ware Ave
Towson, MD 21204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Loyola Blakefield
500 Chestnut Ave
Towson, MD 21204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Mann Residential School
6501 N Charles St - a Building
Towson, MD 21204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ascension Lutheran Church Nursery School & Kdgn
7601 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Good Shepherd School
1401 Carrollton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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