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ZIP Code 21214

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lauraville|Northeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (7:14am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.35, -76.56
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21214

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21214. 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 21214. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21214, 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:
Hamilton

Stats and Demographics for the 21214 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21214 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 21214 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21214 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,564
Population Density 7,202 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,981
Median Home Value $183,100
Land Area 2.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,163
Median Household Income $61,014

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male645583648712570603664638733835816737577350221155113101
Female646592626680670755784772833860953854565380237204206246
Total1,2911,1751,2741,3921,2401,3581,4481,4101,5661,6951,7691,5911,142730458359319347

Gender

 Male 9,701 47%
 Female 10,863 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,501 41.3%
 Black Or African American 11,027 53.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.3%
 Asian 255 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 189 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 531 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner387351,1781,5051,349649384193
Renter1904914735162831184120
Total2281,2261,6512,0211,632767425213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,952 36%
 Single Guardian 2,057 25%
 Singles 2,395 29%
 Singles With Roommate 759 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,609 69%
 Households with Kids 2,554 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male128131125133109133113124104152145112107132151154152111144119
Female150145116109128120123105116150123121118114138129149125139136
Total278276241242237253236229220302268233225246289283301236283255

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21214 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21214 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21214 real estate data, the median home value of $183,100 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 21214. Rentals in 21214 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21214 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,382 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 135 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,878 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,153 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,132 24%
 Households Vacant 818 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 261 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Sale Only 187 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 280 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 1%
 1 Bedroom 625 34%
 2 Bedroom 767 42%
 3+ Bedroom 431 23%
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 $61,014 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21214 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 21214 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. However, that is not the case in 21214. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,818 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,475 21%
 No Earnings 5,201 32%
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 7,818 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,475 21%
 No Earnings 5,201 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,881 87.6%
 Public transportation 668 6.6%
 Taxicab 9 0.1%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 251 2.5%
 Worked at Home 314 3.1%
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 841 13%
 High School Graduate 3,531 54%
 Associate's degree 463 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,101 17%
 Master's degree 335 5%
 Professional school degree 140 2%
 Doctorate degree 159 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,369 65.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 934 25.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 334 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21214

ZIP Code 21214 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21214.

Friendship Academy of Engineering and Technology
2500 East Northern Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
N.a.C.a. Freedom and Democracy Academy II
2500 East Northern Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Garrett Heights Elementary
2800 Ailsa Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Hamilton Elementary/Middle School
6101 Old Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
City Neighbors Hamilton
5609 Sefton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
W.e.b. Dubois High School
2201 Pinewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Reginald F. Lewis High School
6401 Pioneer Dr
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
City Neighbors High School
5609 Sefton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Zion Christian Middle School
4915 Holder Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Purpose & Potential Arts Academy
5532 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Arts & Ideas Sudbury School
5801 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hamilton Christian Center
6508 Old Harford Rd 12
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Lutheran School
2625 E Northern Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21214
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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