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ZIP Code 21531

Primary City:Friendsville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Garrett County
Timezone: Eastern (9:10pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -79.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21531. 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 21531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21531, 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:
Friendsville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21531 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 21531 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21531 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,227
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,278
Median Home Value $164,500
Land Area 61.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 934
Median Household Income $36,831

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6049656969646966741149465726348372318
Female5257657661556153861059069836051312825
Total11210613014513011913011916021918413415512399685143

Gender

 Male 1,119 50%
 Female 1,108 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,194 98.5%
 Black Or African American 4 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1265951771381226926
Renter244837472625203
Total361131322241641478929

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 519 56%
 Single Guardian 134 14%
 Singles 243 26%
 Singles With Roommate 38 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 666 71%
 Households with Kids 268 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81512117136716716171312111218151325
Female121561118810813161213519201017181111
Total2030182225211615292328301831312235332436

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21531 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21531 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 21531 real estate data, the median home value of $164,500 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 21531. Rentals in 21531 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,227 100%
 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 357 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 347 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 230 18%
 Households Vacant 344 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 8.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 27 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 217 63.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 65 18.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 34 17%
 2 Bedroom 58 29%
 3+ Bedroom 106 54%
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 $36,831 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21531 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. Most commuters in 21531 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 651 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 502 27%
 No Earnings 675 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 651 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 502 27%
 No Earnings 675 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 858 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 22 2%
 Worked at Home 34 4%
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. 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 128 16%
 High School Graduate 531 67%
 Associate's degree 54 7%
 Bachelor's degree 52 7%
 Master's degree 23 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 199 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21531

ZIP Code 21531 is in the Garrett County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21531.

Friendsville Elementary
841 First Ave
Friendsville, MD 21531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools

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