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ZIP Code 21216

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Walbrook|Southwest Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (1:50am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.31, -76.67
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21216. 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 21216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21216, 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:
Walbrook

Stats and Demographics for the 21216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21216 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21216 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 21216 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,071
Population Density 9,620 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,934
Median Home Value $102,700
Land Area 3.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,886
Median Household Income $31,988

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0519971,1121,3651,1638457546688971,1511,111970758503299323246238
Female1,0589731,0681,4941,3911,1209738931,0631,3381,3861,194948636587529450519
Total2,1091,9702,1802,8592,5541,9651,7271,5611,9602,4892,4972,1641,7061,139886852696757

Gender

 Male 14,451 45%
 Female 17,620 55%
Gender

Race

 White 415 1.3%
 Black Or African American 30,992 96.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 69 0.2%
 Asian 55 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 86 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 447 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner773986761,2841,356884837437
Renter3301,1861,0721,4171,037487278130
Total4071,5841,7482,7012,3931,3711,115567

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,289 19%
 Single Guardian 5,103 43%
 Singles 3,761 32%
 Singles With Roommate 733 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,946 67%
 Households with Kids 3,940 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male197233223218201203176192225231210224206241253239265305303291
Female219215199190174178179218224251229203187198213242273373393349
Total416448422408375381355410449482439427393439466481538678696640

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21216 has a slightly higher than average 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21216 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21216 real estate data, the median home value of $102,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21216 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21216 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,249 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 48 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 590 1.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 158 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,096 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,853 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,937 40%
 Households Vacant 3,048 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 863 28.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 1.1%
 For Sale Only 257 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,831 60.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 149 3%
 1 Bedroom 802 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,195 27%
 3+ Bedroom 2,201 51%
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 $31,988 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21216 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 21216 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. However, that is not the case in 21216. 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 6,805 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,435 21%
 No Earnings 10,352 48%
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 6,805 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,435 21%
 No Earnings 10,352 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,399 67.2%
 Public transportation 2,396 25.2%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 396 4.2%
 Worked at Home 295 3.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,221 28.1%
 High School Graduate 4,526 57.3%
 Associate's degree 379 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 528 6.7%
 Master's degree 144 1.8%
 Professional school degree 12 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 87 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,203 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 59 1.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 588 15.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21216

ZIP Code 21216 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21216.

William S. Baer School
2001 North Warwick Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Connexions Community Leadership Academy
2801 Dukeland St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
MD Academy of Technology and Health Sciences
2801 North Dukeland St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Civitas
2000 Edgewood St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Bluford Drew Jemison Stem Academy West
2000 Edgewood St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Alexander Hamilton Elementary
800 Poplar Grove St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Belmont Elementary
1406 North Ellamont St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Calverton
1100 Whitmore Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Edgewood Elementary
1900 Edgewood St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Gwynns Falls Elementary
2700 Gwynns Falls Pky
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Hilton Elementary
3301 Carlisle Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
James Mosher Elementary
2400 West Mosher St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Robert W. Coleman Elementary
2400 Windsor Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Rosemont Elementary
2777 Presstman St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Windsor Hills Elementary
4001 Alto Rd
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Empowerment Academy
851 Braddish Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Carver Vocational-Technical High School
2201 Presstman St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Coppin Academy
2500 West North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship
2801 North Dukeland St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Liberation Diploma Plus High School
2801 North Dukeland St
Baltimore, MD 21216
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools

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