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ZIP Code 21205

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Orangeville Industrial Area|East Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (4:53pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.30, -76.57
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21205. 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 21205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21205, 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
Unacceptable:
Clifton East End, East End

Stats and Demographics for the 21205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21205 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21205 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21205 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,146
Population Density 7,883 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,059
Median Home Value $55,900
Land Area 2.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,614
Median Household Income $25,522

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7466635796466005374613894375104823903072211661155348
Female762642608692771698538493524602568477397319294163128120
Total1,5081,3051,1871,3381,3711,2359998829611,1121,050867704540460278181168

Gender

 Male 7,350 46%
 Female 8,796 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,355 20.8%
 Black Or African American 11,374 70.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 105 0.7%
 Asian 248 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 682 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 373 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4520730750954140820679
Renter22876569864644032215558
Total2739721,0051,155981730361137

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,137 20%
 Single Guardian 2,603 46%
 Singles 1,565 28%
 Singles With Roommate 309 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,309 59%
 Households with Kids 2,305 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male134162148149165124103129142131129103102114130116143135122118
Female135174153152154141122109116123132133116104130119146139158135
Total269336301301319265225238258254261236218218260235289274280253

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21205 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 21205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21205 real estate data, the median home value of $55,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21205 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,937 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 159 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,294 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,008 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,312 47%
 Households Vacant 1,445 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 418 28.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 1.9%
 For Sale Only 94 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 881 61.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 2%
 1 Bedroom 544 17%
 2 Bedroom 912 28%
 3+ Bedroom 1,739 54%
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 $25,522 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21205 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 21205 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21205 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21205 has very few people that work at home. 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 21205. 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 3,320 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,602 22%
 No Earnings 6,127 51%
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 3,320 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,602 22%
 No Earnings 6,127 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,561 53.2%
 Public transportation 1,515 31.5%
 Taxicab 46 1.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 674 14.0%
 Worked at Home 16 0.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,692 44.3%
 High School Graduate 1,858 48.6%
 Associate's degree 129 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 118 3.1%
 Master's degree 6 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,086 79.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 701 18.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21205

ZIP Code 21205 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21205.

National Academy Foundation
540 North Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Armistead Gardens Elementary
5001 East Eager St
Baltimore, MD 21205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Tench Tilghman Elementary
600 North Patterson Park Ave
Baltimore, MD 21205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Claremont School
5301 Erdman Ave
Baltimore, MD 21205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Community Initiatives Academy
1001 N Caroline St 5
Baltimore, MD 21205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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