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ZIP Code 21229

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Irvington|Southwest Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (3:18pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.28, -76.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21229. 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 21229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21229, 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:
Carroll

Stats and Demographics for the 21229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21229 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 21229 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 21229 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,213
Population Density 7,690 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,681
Median Home Value $136,100
Land Area 5.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,815
Median Household Income $45,055

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4281,3651,5041,5991,6471,5421,3181,1741,3821,5401,5821,2761,086686535455294230
Female1,5071,3021,4881,5711,8121,7591,6471,4271,5371,9131,9671,6291,438994821701563494
Total2,9352,6672,9923,1703,4593,3012,9652,6012,9193,4533,5492,9052,5241,6801,3561,156857724

Gender

 Male 20,643 46%
 Female 24,570 54%
Gender

Race

 White 8,422 18.6%
 Black Or African American 34,253 75.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.3%
 Asian 1,257 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 280 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 839 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1121,0671,5132,3802,2581,4901,056351
Renter6851,8251,4401,6021,059542331104
Total7972,8922,9533,9823,3172,0321,387455

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,829 27%
 Single Guardian 6,374 36%
 Singles 5,482 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,130 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,871 67%
 Households with Kids 5,944 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male295305254287252286263253311309282283312318317315357311299328
Female330305329260247264254242295295320283302288265327341285353354
Total625610583547499550517495606604602566614606582642698596652682

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21229 has a slightly less than average 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 21229 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21229 real estate data, the median home value of $136,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21229 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21229 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 21229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,628 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 490 1.1%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,927 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,300 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,588 39%
 Households Vacant 1,866 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 795 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 2%
 For Sale Only 229 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 718 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 173 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,984 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,549 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,339 33%
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 $45,055 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21229 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 21229 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 21229 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 14,549 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,087 23%
 No Earnings 12,633 36%
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 14,549 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,087 23%
 No Earnings 12,633 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,636 80.6%
 Public transportation 2,710 14.0%
 Taxicab 42 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 562 2.9%
 Worked at Home 440 2.3%
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 2,757 20.7%
 High School Graduate 8,134 61.1%
 Associate's degree 698 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,045 7.9%
 Master's degree 497 3.7%
 Professional school degree 79 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 93 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,536 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,108 13.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 718 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21229

ZIP Code 21229 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21229.

K.a.s.a. (knowledge and Success Academy)
201 North Bend Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Beechfield Elementary
301 South Beechfield Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Lyndhurst Elementary
621 Wildwood Pky
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Mary E. Rodman Elementary
3510 West Mulberry St
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Rognel Heights Elementary/Middle School
4300 Sidehill Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Sarah M. Roach Elementary
3434 Old Frederick Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
605 Dryden Dr
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Violetville Elementary/Middle School
1207 Pine Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
North Bend Elementary
181 North Bend Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Green Street Academy
201 North Bend Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Edmondson-Westside High School
501 North Athol Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
St Agnes School
603 Saint Agnes Ln
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Saint Joseph High School
4403 Frederick Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Victory School
4416 Wilkens Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Baltimore Academy
3800 Frederick Ave
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Era Education/Theresa Boyd
4200 Edmondson Ave 205
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Center for Creative Learning
5150 Baltimore National Pike
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Unseld'S Developmental Center
334 Old Frederick Rd
Baltimore, MD 21229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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