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ZIP Code 21212

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bellona-Gittings|North Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (3:27pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.37, -76.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21212. 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 21212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21212, 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:
Govans

Stats and Demographics for the 21212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21212 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 21212 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21212 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,322
Population Density 6,951 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,380
Median Home Value $279,100
Land Area 4.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,854
Median Household Income $61,912

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2531,1609989401,0468088641,0841,1471,1071,089962833570381295217166
Female1,1541,0931,0209651,1191,0131,0671,2631,2271,2901,3451,2341,075751542420400424
Total2,4072,2532,0181,9052,1651,8211,9312,3472,3742,3972,4342,1961,9081,321923715617590

Gender

 Male 14,920 46%
 Female 17,402 54%
Gender

Race

 White 17,510 54.2%
 Black Or African American 12,712 39.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.2%
 Asian 1,043 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 325 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 645 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner598551,8091,9752,0471,173719239
Renter443837779791530298186114
Total5021,6922,5882,7662,5771,471905353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,326 41%
 Single Guardian 2,687 21%
 Singles 3,856 30%
 Singles With Roommate 985 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,472 66%
 Households with Kids 4,382 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male233254256267251227235232215222198196180202189202205183161181
Female225230231252231213228206215212231195196186188192184188213185
Total458484487519482440463438430434429391376388377394389371374366

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21212 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21212 real estate data, the median home value of $279,100 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 21212. Rentals in 21212 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,792 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 236 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 151 0.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 143 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,865 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,011 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,978 28%
 Households Vacant 1,526 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 627 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 180 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 597 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 484 10%
 1 Bedroom 1,620 33%
 2 Bedroom 1,423 29%
 3+ Bedroom 1,374 28%
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 $61,912 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21212 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. ZIP code 21212 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21212 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 11,606 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,168 24%
 No Earnings 7,952 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 11,606 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,168 24%
 No Earnings 7,952 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,751 80.4%
 Public transportation 1,595 10.1%
 Taxicab 74 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 650 4.1%
 Worked at Home 784 4.9%
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 746 8%
 High School Graduate 3,221 34%
 Associate's degree 343 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,571 27%
 Master's degree 1,369 14%
 Professional school degree 643 7%
 Doctorate degree 564 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,683 65.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,078 29.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 378 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21212

ZIP Code 21212 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21212.

Baltimore I.t. Academy
900 Woodbourne Ave
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Govans Elementary
5801 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Walter P. Carter Elementary
820 East 43rd St
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Guilford Elementary/Middle School
4520 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Tunbridge Public Charter School
5504 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Design School
1101 Winston Ave
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Dumbarton Middle School
300 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Rodgers Forge Elementary
250 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Stoneleigh Elementary
900 Pemberton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
St Pius X School
6432 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Baltimore Actor'S Theatre - the Convervatory
300 Dumbarton Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Gods Excellent Disciples Christian Academy
4617 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ivey League Learning Center
1010 E 43rd St
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cedarcroft School
419 Cedarcroft Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brown Memorial Weekday School
6200 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Govans Presbyterian Preschool
5826 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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