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ZIP Code 21218

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ednor Gardens-Lakeside|Northeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (8:50am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.33, -76.60
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21218. 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 21218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21218, 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:
Waverly

Stats and Demographics for the 21218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21218 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 21218 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21218 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,796
Population Density 11,902 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,730
Median Home Value $152,900
Land Area 4.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,860
Median Household Income $38,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3171,0701,0842,2973,3612,0261,6461,3631,4241,7031,6601,4281,113811546415283197
Female1,2841,1211,1522,6873,2412,1851,7721,3981,4671,5781,8601,5711,3281,023814653474444
Total2,6012,1912,2364,9846,6024,2113,4182,7612,8913,2813,5202,9992,4411,8341,3601,068757641

Gender

 Male 23,744 48%
 Female 26,052 52%
Gender

Race

 White 13,370 26.8%
 Black Or African American 31,777 63.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 139 0.3%
 Asian 2,866 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 474 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,145 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1109751,3941,8512,1321,467893281
Renter1,8432,7151,7291,9181,242729423158
Total1,9533,6903,1233,7693,3742,1961,316439

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,262 21%
 Single Guardian 5,007 25%
 Singles 7,944 40%
 Singles With Roommate 2,647 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,281 77%
 Households with Kids 4,579 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male287268251255216221214210209233224195209223231224243609990859
Female2562482582512362322072272192472202312272272302532868731,045800
Total5435165095064524534214374284804444264364504614775291,4822,0351,659

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21218 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 21218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21218 real estate data, the median home value of $152,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21218 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,947 90.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 357 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,675 7.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 813 1.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,558 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,545 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,757 45%
 Households Vacant 3,870 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,541 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 101 3%
 For Sale Only 370 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 51 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,721 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,197 12%
 1 Bedroom 3,820 38%
 2 Bedroom 2,001 20%
 3+ Bedroom 3,124 31%
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 $38,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21218 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 21218 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 21218 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21218 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,516 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,745 26%
 No Earnings 16,511 40%
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 14,516 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,745 26%
 No Earnings 16,511 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,833 61.2%
 Public transportation 4,374 20.9%
 Taxicab 210 1.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,577 12.3%
 Worked at Home 973 4.6%
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 2,236 16%
 High School Graduate 7,205 50%
 Associate's degree 459 3%
 Bachelor's degree 2,317 16%
 Master's degree 1,126 8%
 Professional school degree 583 4%
 Doctorate degree 417 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,693 74.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,124 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 817 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21218

ZIP Code 21218 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21218.

Abbottston Elementary
1300 Gorsuch Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Barclay Elementary/Middle School
2900 Barclay St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Cecil Elementary
2000 Cecil Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Coldstream Park Elementary
1400 Exeter Hall Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Dallas F. Nicholas Senior Elementary
201 East 21st St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Margaret Brent Elementary
100 East 26th St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Montebello Elementary
2040 East 32nd St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Waverly Elementary
3400 Ellerslie Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Stadium School
1300 Gorsuch Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Northwood Appold Community Academy
4417 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore City College
3220 the Alameda
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Harbor City High School
2555 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School
3500 Hillen Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Antioch Diploma Plus High School
2555 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
St Elizabeth School
801 Argonne Dr
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Francis of Assisi School
3617 Harford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Baltimore Lab School
2220 Saint Paul St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mother Seton Academy
2215 Greenmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
First English Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
3807 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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