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ZIP Code 21227

Primary City:Halethorpe, MD (View All Cities)
County: Baltimore County
Timezone: Eastern (12:02am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.24, -76.67
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21227. 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 21227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21227, 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:
Halethorpe, MD
Acceptable:
Arbutus, Baltimore, Lansdowne

Stats and Demographics for the 21227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21227 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21227 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 21227 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,534
Population Density 2,909 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,611
Median Home Value $222,600
Land Area 11.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,781
Median Household Income $55,168

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2891,0119781,0551,3571,4191,2569611,0381,2061,209942720565367302257207
Female1,2291,0199871,0911,3841,5251,1841,0371,0521,2721,265960788674509484431504
Total2,5182,0301,9652,1462,7412,9442,4401,9982,0902,4782,4741,9021,5081,239876786688711

Gender

 Male 16,139 48%
 Female 17,395 52%
Gender

Race

 White 25,211 75.2%
 Black Or African American 5,101 15.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 89 0.3%
 Asian 1,213 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 982 2.9%
 Two Or More Races 913 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1391,1481,2981,9851,5601,043728277
Renter6041,240832774446301239167
Total7432,3882,1302,7592,0061,344967444

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,232 41%
 Single Guardian 3,133 25%
 Singles 3,311 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,105 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,413 66%
 Households with Kids 4,368 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male270285273202214168228216185225197166187203183211212214235247
Female239257239232240210187215167197201180219190217243226205200236
Total509542512434454378415431352422398346406393400454438419435483

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21227 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21227 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 21227 real estate data, the median home value of $222,600 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 21227. Rentals in 21227 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,163 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 83 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 138 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 150 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,158 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,020 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,603 34%
 Households Vacant 830 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 428 51.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 4.0%
 For Sale Only 152 18.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 1.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 182 21.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,208 24%
 2 Bedroom 2,192 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,617 32%
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 $55,168 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21227 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 21227 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21227 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 12,717 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,807 21%
 No Earnings 8,907 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 12,717 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,807 21%
 No Earnings 8,907 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,633 88.6%
 Public transportation 995 6.0%
 Taxicab 37 0.2%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 475 2.9%
 Worked at Home 344 2.1%
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 2,783 23.4%
 High School Graduate 6,313 53.2%
 Associate's degree 405 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,782 15.0%
 Master's degree 450 3.8%
 Professional school degree 77 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 59 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,422 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 752 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 900 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21227

ZIP Code 21227 is in the Baltimore County Public Schools. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21227.

Maiden Choice School
4901 Shelbourne Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Bridge Center
1740 Twin Springs Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Arbutus Elementary
1300 Sulphur Spring Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Arbutus Middle School
5525 Shelbourne Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Baltimore Highlands Elementary
4200 Annapolis Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Halethorpe Elementary
4300 Maple Ave
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Lansdowne Elementary
2301 Alma Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Lansdowne Middle School
2400 Lansdowne Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Relay Elementary
5885 Selford Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Riverview Elementary
3298 Kessler Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Lansdowne High & Academy of Finance
3800 Hollins Ferry Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore County Public Schools
Holy Angels Catholic School
1201 S Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Seton Keough High School
1201 S Caton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ucp Delrey School
3610 Commerce Dr Ste 804
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Good Shepherd School
4100 Maple Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Sisters Academy of Baltimore
139 First Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Lamb of God School
1810 Fairview Ave
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Relay Children'S Center
1620 S Rolling Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Providence Child Development Center
701 Gun Rd
Baltimore, MD 21227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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