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ZIP Code 21520

Primary City:Accident, MD (View All Cities)
County: Garrett County
Timezone: Eastern (11:21am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -79.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21520. 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 21520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21520, 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:
Accident, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21520 is located in northwest Maryland and covers a slightly less 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 21520 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21520 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,074
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,054
Median Home Value $193,800
Land Area 61.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 806
Median Household Income $55,278

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male577182804745585371748690574240151817
Female757767746059575863898169695135283227
Total1321481491541071041151111341631671591269375435044

Gender

 Male 1,003 48%
 Female 1,071 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,006 96.7%
 Black Or African American 30 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner115192148154915115
Renter1344352915132222
Total24951271771691047337

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 464 58%
 Single Guardian 94 12%
 Singles 211 26%
 Singles With Roommate 37 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 545 68%
 Households with Kids 261 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male613111313171516102017121815151719111811
Female132119112015111615131114191018151418915
Total1934302433322632253328263725333233292726

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21520 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21520 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 21520 real estate data, the median home value of $193,800 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 21520. Rentals in 21520 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,074 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 352 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 261 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 193 18%
 Households Vacant 248 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 13 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 161 65%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 16 8%
 2 Bedroom 34 17%
 3+ Bedroom 145 74%
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 $55,278 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21520 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21520 are able to work from home than most places in 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 21520 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 736 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 511 32%
 No Earnings 369 23%
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 736 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 511 32%
 No Earnings 369 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 953 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 26 2%
 Worked at Home 103 10%
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 93 13%
 High School Graduate 454 62%
 Associate's degree 50 7%
 Bachelor's degree 81 11%
 Master's degree 31 4%
 Professional school degree 11 2%
 Doctorate degree 10 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 372 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 55 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21520

ZIP Code 21520 is in the Garrett County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21520.

Accident Elementary
534 Accidentbittinger Rd
Accident, MD 21520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Northern Middle School
371 Pride Parkway
Accident, MD 21520
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Northern Garrett High School
86 Pride Parkway
Accident, MD 21520
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garrett County Public Schools

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