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ZIP Code 21223

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Carrollton Ridge|South Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (1:58am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.28, -76.65
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21223. 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 21223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21223, 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:
Franklin

Stats and Demographics for the 21223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21223 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 21223 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 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 21223 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,366
Population Density 10,017 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,343
Median Home Value $80,200
Land Area 2.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,579
Median Household Income $25,565

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0751,0098929809358567636998941,0931,02682962441129519913397
Female9608728641,0641,0701,0338657419241,0531,036779670436376318251244
Total2,0351,8811,7562,0442,0051,8891,6281,4401,8182,1462,0621,6081,294847671517384341

Gender

 Male 12,810 49%
 Female 13,556 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,039 19.1%
 Black Or African American 19,821 75.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 0.5%
 Asian 338 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 444 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 590 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner55339456771811521335152
Renter3731,1931,1581,432973569341100
Total4281,5321,6142,2031,7841,090676252

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,758 18%
 Single Guardian 3,888 41%
 Singles 3,091 32%
 Singles With Roommate 842 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,229 65%
 Households with Kids 3,350 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male218210209215229192200184204188188162171183174205203193205191
Female198208185172170177170194161203164182161154198202220210234229
Total416418394387399369370378365391352344332337372407423403439420

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21223 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 21223 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21223 real estate data, the median home value of $80,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21223 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21223 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,886 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 39 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 161 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 278 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,160 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,280 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,139 43%
 Households Vacant 4,764 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 879 18.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 69 1.4%
 For Sale Only 311 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 0.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 3,427 71.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,287 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,576 28%
 3+ Bedroom 2,542 46%
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 $25,565 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21223 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 21223 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 21223 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. However, that is not the case in 21223. 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 5,034 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,406 24%
 No Earnings 9,026 49%
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 5,034 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,406 24%
 No Earnings 9,026 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,957 52.4%
 Public transportation 2,558 33.9%
 Taxicab 24 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 874 11.6%
 Worked at Home 133 1.8%
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 2,355 31.1%
 High School Graduate 4,058 53.6%
 Associate's degree 253 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 625 8.3%
 Master's degree 231 3.1%
 Professional school degree 23 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,224 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 160 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 712 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21223

ZIP Code 21223 is in the Seed School of Maryland School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21223.

The Seed School of Maryland
200 Font Hill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Seed School of Maryland School District
Mary Ann Winterling Elementary at Bentalou
220 North Bentalou St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Franklin Square Elementary
1400 West Lexington St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
James Mchenry Elementary
31 South Schroeder St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Lockerman Bundy Elementary
301 North Pulaski St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Samuel F. B. Morse Elementary
424 South Pulaski St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Steuart Hill Academic Academy
30 South Gilmor St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Frederick Elementary
2501 Frederick Ave
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Southwest Baltimore Charter School
1300 Herkimer St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Francis M. Wood Alternative High School
1001 West Saratoga St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy
100 North Calhoun St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Mount Clare Christian School
320 S Vincent St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Greater Youth Christian Academy
200 N Bentalou St
Baltimore, MD 21223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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