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ZIP Code 21502

Primary City:Cumberland, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Cumberland
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (9:39am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -78.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21502. 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 21502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21502, 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:
Cumberland, MD
Acceptable:
Cresaptown, Lavale

Stats and Demographics for the 21502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21502 is located in northwest Maryland and covers a slightly higher 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 21502 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21502 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,400
Population Density 496 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,499
Median Home Value $119,500
Land Area 89.59 sq mi
Water Area 1.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,115
Median Household Income $37,262

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1371,1831,2161,3381,5821,9381,9761,7891,8451,8131,7961,5271,3851,021768602490370
Female9901,0651,0701,3671,1691,1011,0381,1791,2121,4201,5191,4751,4441,151964861821778
Total2,1272,2482,2862,7052,7513,0393,0142,9683,0573,2333,3153,0022,8292,1721,7321,4631,3111,148

Gender

 Male 23,776 54%
 Female 20,624 46%
Gender

Race

 White 38,228 86.1%
 Black Or African American 4,788 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.2%
 Asian 352 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.0%
 Other Race 108 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 831 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1289111,6072,2932,6031,9841,476589
Renter5731,088894909771565474250
Total7011,9992,5013,2023,3742,5491,950839

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,504 44%
 Single Guardian 2,869 17%
 Singles 5,741 34%
 Singles With Roommate 1,001 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,583 74%
 Households with Kids 4,532 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male218218240236208231234234276234257229242254257242277272290288
Female193203194217192213209205246205191240208226219236243352317234
Total411421434453400444443439522439448469450480476478520624607522

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21502 has a slightly less than average 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 21502 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21502 real estate data, the median home value of $119,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,903 87.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4,757 10.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 354 0.8%
 Other Institutional 82 0.2%
 College Student Housing 126 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 171 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,870 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,721 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,524 28%
 Households Vacant 2,384 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 499 20.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 0.8%
 For Sale Only 351 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 128 5.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 211 8.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,176 49.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 261 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,423 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,753 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,606 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 $37,262 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21502 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 21502 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,966 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,264 22%
 No Earnings 17,587 48%
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 10,966 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,264 22%
 No Earnings 17,587 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,906 91.7%
 Public transportation 131 0.8%
 Taxicab 90 0.6%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 690 4.2%
 Worked at Home 426 2.6%
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 2,738 16%
 High School Graduate 11,027 64%
 Associate's degree 846 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,597 9%
 Master's degree 519 3%
 Professional school degree 230 1%
 Doctorate degree 154 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,188 80.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 567 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 685 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21502

ZIP Code 21502 is in the Allegany County Public Schools. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21502.

Allegany County Home & Hospital
108 Washington St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Transition Program at Friends Aware
1601 Holland St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Bel Air Elementary
14401 Barton Blvd
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Braddock Middle School
909 Holland St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Cresaptown Elementary
13202 6th Ave
Cresaptown, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
John Humbird Elementary
120 Mary St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Northeast Elementary
11001 Forest Ave NE
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Parkside Elementary
50 Parkside Blvd
Lavale, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Washington Middle School
200 Massachusetts Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
West Side Elementary
425 Paca St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Cash Valley Elementary
10601 Cash Valley Rd NW
Lavale, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
South Penn Elementary
500 East 2nd St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Allegany High School
616 Sedgwick St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Fort Hill High School
500 Greenway Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Center for Career & Technology Education
14211 McMullen Hwy SW
Cresaptown, MD 21502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Transition Program at Cumberland
10100 Country Club Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Bishop Walsh School
700 Bishop Walsh Rd
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Jefferson School at Finan Center
10102 Country Club Rd SE Cottage a
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lighthouse Christian Academy
2020 Bedford St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Beginnings - a Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten
205 Baltimore St
Cumberland, MD 21502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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