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ZIP Code 21539

Primary City:Lonaconing, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:21pm)
Coordinates:39.6, -79.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21539. 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 21539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21539, 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:
Lonaconing, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21539 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 21539 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21539 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,819
Population Density 81 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,240
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 34.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,092
Median Household Income $42,098

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male747410113479718283941007895817155432432
Female827610682727377898510510690758461605867
Total1561502072161511441591721792051841851561551161038299

Gender

 Male 1,371 49%
 Female 1,448 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,755 97.7%
 Black Or African American 36 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner56212916216013510337
Renter276460522938209
Total3212618921418917312346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 574 53%
 Single Guardian 183 17%
 Singles 297 27%
 Singles With Roommate 38 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 751 69%
 Households with Kids 341 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1111142411161418152917261811313131202120
Female1310161817221011162719222711161519211119
Total2421304228382429315636484522474650413239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21539 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21539 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21539 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21539 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21539 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,727 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 1%
 Nursing Facilities 64 2%
 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 398 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 395 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 299 24%
 Households Vacant 148 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 10.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 10 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 31.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 15.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 35.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 61 15.5%
 2 Bedroom 102 25.9%
 3+ Bedroom 228 57.9%
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 $42,098 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21539 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21539 has very few people that work at home. 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 21539 can expect to fall in that range. 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 670 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 477 22%
 No Earnings 1,031 47%
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 670 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 477 22%
 No Earnings 1,031 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 958 93.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 5.7%
 Worked at Home 4 0.4%
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. 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 132 15.0%
 High School Graduate 561 63.6%
 Associate's degree 31 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 109 12.4%
 Master's degree 45 5.1%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 435 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 67 13.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21539

ZIP Code 21539 is in the Allegany County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21539.

Westmar Middle School
16915 Lower George's Creek Rd
Lonaconing, MD 21539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools
George'S Creek Elementary
15600 Lower Georges Creek Rd S
Lonaconing, MD 21539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools

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