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ZIP Code 21239

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Idlewood|Northeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (11:03am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.37, -76.59
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21239

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21239. 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 21239. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21239, 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:
Idlewylde, Loch Hill, Northwood

Stats and Demographics for the 21239 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21239 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 21239 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21239 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,793
Population Density 8,904 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,505
Median Home Value $158,500
Land Area 3.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,747
Median Household Income $51,331

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8598188771,0331,410948782693742831890751635459352247168125
Female8417278361,0521,8521,0879679241,0271,1821,2261,164995737511372334339
Total1,7001,5451,7132,0853,2622,0351,7491,6171,7692,0132,1161,9151,6301,196863619502464

Gender

 Male 12,620 44%
 Female 16,173 56%
Gender

Race

 White 4,428 15.4%
 Black Or African American 23,027 80.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.2%
 Asian 603 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 154 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 519 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner396541,1011,5621,6641,012498179
Renter9041,127772856617376272114
Total9431,7811,8732,4182,2811,388770293

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,326 28%
 Single Guardian 3,677 31%
 Singles 3,724 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,020 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,183 70%
 Households with Kids 3,564 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158182167183170172141158177174196177150180197191182211252296
Female179176161176149145155146132155191152165173158208200184302422
Total337358328359319317296304309329387329315353355399382395554718

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21239 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21239 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 21239 real estate data, the median home value of $158,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21239 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21239 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21239 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,992 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 58 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 165 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 545 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,355 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,354 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,038 40%
 Households Vacant 758 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 393 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Sale Only 143 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,415 30%
 2 Bedroom 2,182 47%
 3+ Bedroom 964 21%
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 $51,331 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21239 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 21239 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. However, that is not the case in 21239. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,127 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,651 23%
 No Earnings 9,256 37%
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 10,127 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,651 23%
 No Earnings 9,256 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,150 81.0%
 Public transportation 2,013 14.6%
 Taxicab 46 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 283 2.1%
 Worked at Home 270 2.0%
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 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 1,285 15%
 High School Graduate 4,992 59%
 Associate's degree 260 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,135 13%
 Master's degree 493 6%
 Professional school degree 186 2%
 Doctorate degree 103 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,908 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 845 16.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 246 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21239

ZIP Code 21239 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21239.

Leith Walk Elementary
1235 Sherwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Northwood Elementary
5201 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Yorkwood Elementary
5931 Yorkwood Rd
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Lois T. Murray Elementary
1600 Arlington Ave
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Mercy High School
1300 E Northern Pkwy
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Cardinal Shehan School
5407 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Woodbourne School at Conrad
1301 Woodbourne Ave
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Mt Zion Baptist Christian School
2000 E Belvedere Ave
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Woodbourne School
1301 Woodbourne Ave
Baltimore, MD 21239
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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