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ZIP Code 21231

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Fells Point|Southeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (1:25pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.29, -76.59
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21231. 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 21231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21231, 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
Unacceptable:
Patterson

Stats and Demographics for the 21231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21231 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 21231 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21231 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,748
Population Density 18,051 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,108
Median Home Value $269,800
Land Area 0.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,640
Median Household Income $53,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4583422702967041,2439506485625304364303051911311046649
Female4993172762697771,49593860751344143639731623417013811694
Total9576595465651,4812,7381,8881,2551,075971872827621425301242182143

Gender

 Male 7,715 49%
 Female 8,033 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,591 54.6%
 Black Or African American 5,182 32.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.7%
 Asian 607 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 820 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 426 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5067059945747425914255
Renter4761,89279268351331720457
Total5262,5621,3911,140987576346112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,513 20%
 Single Guardian 1,411 18%
 Singles 3,395 44%
 Singles With Roommate 1,321 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,274 82%
 Households with Kids 1,366 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8894748384636568625655545253605258636367
Female99928310684466467566958454856406356535768
Total18718615718916810912913511812511399100109100115114116120135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21231 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 21231 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21231 real estate data, the median home value of $269,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21231. Rentals in 21231 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,438 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 21 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 289 1.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,136 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 570 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,934 54%
 Households Vacant 1,468 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 644 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Sale Only 229 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 416 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 302 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,017 42%
 2 Bedroom 1,444 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,052 22%
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 $53,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21231 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 21231 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 21231 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. Most commuters in 21231 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 7,086 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 22%
 No Earnings 4,126 29%
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 7,086 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 22%
 No Earnings 4,126 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,112 66.6%
 Public transportation 1,188 13.0%
 Taxicab 5 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,581 17.2%
 Worked at Home 280 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 998 16%
 High School Graduate 1,874 30%
 Associate's degree 261 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,732 27%
 Master's degree 738 12%
 Professional school degree 472 7%
 Doctorate degree 226 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,605 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 170 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 170 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21231

ZIP Code 21231 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21231.

Baltimore Freedom Academy
1601 East Lombard St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
City Springs Elementary
100 South Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Commodore John Rogers Elementary
100 North Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Wolfe Street Academy
245 South Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
The Crossroads School
802 South Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
1400 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Kennedy Kreeger Fairmount School
1750 E Fairmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
420 S Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
New Century School
724 S Ann St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Baltimore Montessori
1729 Gough St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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