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ZIP Code 21209

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cheswolde|Northwest Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.37, -76.68
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21209. 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 21209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21209, 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
Acceptable:
Mount Washington, Mt Washington

Stats and Demographics for the 21209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21209 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 21209 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21209 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,465
Population Density 3,734 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,054
Median Home Value $280,500
Land Area 7.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,461
Median Household Income $70,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,099843765609645989983882679715761812756512399278279250
Female1,0518316825758901,1811,099983845784895985969657440453428461
Total2,1501,6741,4471,1841,5352,1702,0821,8651,5241,4991,6561,7971,7251,169839731707711

Gender

 Male 12,256 46%
 Female 14,209 54%
Gender

Race

 White 20,132 76.1%
 Black Or African American 3,581 13.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.1%
 Asian 2,063 7.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 154 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 485 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner296951,1121,3061,638972729340
Renter3881,517839620503318266189
Total4172,2121,9511,9262,1411,290995529

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,427 47%
 Single Guardian 1,223 11%
 Singles 3,933 34%
 Singles With Roommate 878 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,299 72%
 Households with Kids 3,162 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21223219221416818518317013713915815416714711715713712672100
Female2232152011921801911521411671541401351351181491341397083132
Total435447393406348376335311304293298289302265266291276196155232

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21209 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21209 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 21209 real estate data, the median home value of $280,500 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 21209. Rentals in 21209 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 21209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,388 99.7%
 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 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 77 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,790 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,031 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,640 38%
 Households Vacant 593 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 273 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Sale Only 129 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,840 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,174 45%
 3+ Bedroom 781 16%
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 $70,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21209 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. Residents in ZIP code 21209 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 21209 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 10,434 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,508 25%
 No Earnings 6,005 27%
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 10,434 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,508 25%
 No Earnings 6,005 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,775 88.1%
 Public transportation 898 6.2%
 Taxicab 17 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 1.6%
 Worked at Home 574 4.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 21209 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 318 4%
 High School Graduate 2,033 23%
 Associate's degree 292 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,802 32%
 Master's degree 1,450 17%
 Professional school degree 1,222 14%
 Doctorate degree 665 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,210 40.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,888 52.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 404 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21209

ZIP Code 21209 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21209.

The Mount Washington School
1801 Sulgrave Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
K.I.p.p. Ujima Village Academy
4701 Greenspring Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
K.I.p.p. Harmony
4701 Greenspring Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Summit Park Elementary
6920 Diana Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Home Assignments-Elementary
6229 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Windsor Mill Middle School
8300 Windsor Mill Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
1400 West Cold Spring Ln
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Western High School
4600 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Home Assignments-Secondary
6229 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Waldorf School of Baltimore
4801 Tamarind Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bais Yaakov Eva Winer High School
6302 Smith Ave
Baltimore, MD 21209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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