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ZIP Code 21532

Primary City:Frostburg, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:12pm)
Coordinates:39.6, -79.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21532

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21532. 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 21532. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21532, 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:
Frostburg, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21532 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21532 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 21532 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21532 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,620
Population Density 201 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,425
Median Home Value $140,900
Land Area 77.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,854
Median Household Income $39,119

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3333483261,0101,490470329354416412445386367296270169129110
Female3153283281,0821,312391276394373469444418429336297245239284
Total6486766542,0922,802861605748789881889804796632567414368394

Gender

 Male 7,660 49%
 Female 7,960 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,969 89.4%
 Black Or African American 1,166 7.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.1%
 Asian 189 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 57 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 210 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner57296580785782622402153
Renter82139924321118811811186
Total878695823996970740513239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,537 43%
 Single Guardian 745 13%
 Singles 1,814 31%
 Singles With Roommate 758 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,454 76%
 Households with Kids 1,400 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6777646267715873797776665552696982323467466
Female5070576271666849746659696767668983395449443
Total117147121124138137126122153143135135122119135158165718916909

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21532 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 21532 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21532 real estate data, the median home value of $140,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21532. Rentals in 21532 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21532 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,376 85.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 24 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 235 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,951 12.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,116 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,561 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,177 34%
 Households Vacant 571 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 154 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 70 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 201 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 45 2%
 1 Bedroom 750 32%
 2 Bedroom 717 31%
 3+ Bedroom 818 35%
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 $39,119 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21532 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 21532 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 4,034 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,304 38%
 No Earnings 4,462 32%
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 4,034 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,304 38%
 No Earnings 4,462 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,025 85.5%
 Public transportation 75 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 27 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 602 8.5%
 Worked at Home 318 4.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 417 10%
 High School Graduate 2,892 66%
 Associate's degree 152 3%
 Bachelor's degree 374 9%
 Master's degree 321 7%
 Professional school degree 48 1%
 Doctorate degree 150 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,656 78.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 224 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 234 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21532

ZIP Code 21532 is in the Allegany County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21532.

Eckhart Alternative School
17000 National Hwy SW
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Beall Elementary
3 East College Ave
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Frost Elementary
260 Shaw St
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Route 40 Elementary
17764 National Pk
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Allegany County Evening High School
17000 National Hwy SW
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Mountain Ridge High School
100 Dr Nancy South Grasmick
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
Salem School
2756 Lower New Germany Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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