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ZIP Code 21226

Primary City:Curtis Bay, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Hawkins Point|South Baltimore
County: Anne Arundel County
Timezone: Eastern (7:05pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.20, -76.56
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21226. 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 21226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21226, 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:
Curtis Bay, MD
Acceptable:
Baltimore, Carvel Beach, Chestnut Hill Cove, Chstnt Hl Cv, Clearwater Beach, Clearwatr Bch, Greenland Bch, Greenland Beach, Orchard Beach, Stoney Beach
Unacceptable:
Brooklyn

Stats and Demographics for the 21226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21226 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21226 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21226 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,561
Population Density 761 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,347
Median Home Value $227,600
Land Area 9.93 sq mi
Water Area 6.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,924
Median Household Income $61,250

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
Male32125323320523433331928726032928324016111969503216
Female29924721220525936732727625232429121818712474664544
Total6205004454104937006465635126535744583482431431167760

Gender

 Male 3,744 50%
 Female 3,817 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,842 77.3%
 Black Or African American 1,113 14.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.5%
 Asian 142 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 143 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 280 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2630335242835317611137
Renter9530223327913967176
Total12160558570749224312843

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,182 40%
 Single Guardian 701 24%
 Singles 740 25%
 Singles With Roommate 301 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,902 65%
 Households with Kids 1,022 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7564566242585944504958454140374339513549
Female7447655448554944515053383833383543385146
Total149111121116901131088810199111837973757882898695

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21226 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21226 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21226 real estate data, the median home value of $227,600 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 21226. Rentals in 21226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 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 21226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,545 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 16 0.2%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,487 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 299 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,138 34%
 Households Vacant 423 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 223 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 4%
 For Sale Only 67 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 3%
 1 Bedroom 183 17%
 2 Bedroom 444 40%
 3+ Bedroom 441 40%
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 $61,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21226 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 21226 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21226 has very few people that work at home. 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 21226. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 2,559 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,414 24%
 No Earnings 1,829 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 2,559 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,414 24%
 No Earnings 1,829 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,795 85%
 Public transportation 227 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 217 7%
 Worked at Home 46 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 537 21.8%
 High School Graduate 1,348 54.7%
 Associate's degree 101 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 382 15.5%
 Master's degree 53 2.2%
 Professional school degree 26 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 16 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,307 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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