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ZIP Code 21224

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Graceland Park|Southeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (2:57am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.28, -76.53
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21224. 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 21224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21224, 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:
Highlandtown

Stats and Demographics for the 21224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21224 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 21224 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 small. 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 21224 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,134
Population Density 5,186 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,112
Median Home Value $185,000
Land Area 9.47 sq mi
Water Area 3.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,865
Median Household Income $55,085

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7851,2011,0731,2062,0343,5352,8691,9921,6231,5501,4081,242965705498394266260
Female1,6601,2071,0161,1052,1093,5512,6881,6571,3841,4411,4471,1911,001746581586512646
Total3,4452,4082,0892,3114,1437,0865,5573,6493,0072,9912,8552,4331,9661,4511,079980778906

Gender

 Male 24,606 50%
 Female 24,528 50%
Gender

Race

 White 32,296 65.7%
 Black Or African American 8,689 17.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 537 1.1%
 Asian 1,133 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 54 0.1%
 Other Race 4,867 9.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,558 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1822,8031,9591,9011,8631,2651,020498
Renter8643,0201,6251,326792429205113
Total1,0465,8233,5843,2272,6551,6941,225611

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,845 29%
 Single Guardian 4,392 22%
 Singles 6,387 32%
 Singles With Roommate 3,241 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,928 75%
 Households with Kids 4,937 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male373323315335258255233231224234223208214194223217231248287303
Female357330301261289235237222224215201196198206175232227235236256
Total730653616596547490470453448449424404412400398449458483523559

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21224 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21224 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21224 real estate data, the median home value of $185,000 is slightly higher than average 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 21224. Rentals in 21224 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,712 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 345 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 77 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,527 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,964 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,374 36%
 Households Vacant 3,247 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,217 37.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 71 2.2%
 For Sale Only 622 19.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 91 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 1.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,191 36.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 116 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,638 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,070 40%
 3+ Bedroom 2,931 38%
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 $55,085 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21224 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 21224 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 21224 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 19,147 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,318 23%
 No Earnings 12,397 30%
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 19,147 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,318 23%
 No Earnings 12,397 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,146 75.9%
 Public transportation 3,044 12.1%
 Taxicab 118 0.5%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,399 9.5%
 Worked at Home 512 2.0%
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. 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 4,645 26%
 High School Graduate 7,234 41%
 Associate's degree 551 3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,114 18%
 Master's degree 1,318 8%
 Professional school degree 450 3%
 Doctorate degree 243 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,776 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 542 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 766 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21224

ZIP Code 21224 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21224.

Friendship Academy of Science and Technology
801 South Highland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Community High School
6820 Fait Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Graceland Park/O'Donnel Heights Elementary
6300 O'donnell St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Hampstead Hill Academy
500 South Linwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Highlandtown Elementary #215
3223 East Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Highlandtown Elementary #237
231 South Eaton St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Holabird Elementary
1500 Imla St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
John Ruhrah Elementary
701 Rappolla St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
William Paca Elementary
200 North Lakewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Patterson Park Public Charter School
27 North Lakewood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Berkshire Elementary
7431 Poplar Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Eastwood Elementary
428 Westham Way
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Colgate Elementary
401 51st St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Patterson High School
100 Kane St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
St Casimir Catholic School
1035 S Kenwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Archbishop Borders School
201 S Conkling St
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kemet Daycare Center #2
411 S Highland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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