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ZIP Code 21542

Primary City:Midland, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -78.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21542

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21542. 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 21542. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21542, 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:
Midland, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21542 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21542 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 21542 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21542 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 483
Population Density 706 people per sq mi
Housing Units 229
Median Home Value $76,300
Land Area 0.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 202
Median Household Income $45,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male 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
Male10917162021151410111920111615754
Female16171011171579221419211711151075
Total26262727373622233225384128273017129

Gender

 Male 240 50%
 Female 243 50%
Gender

Race

 White 476 98.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41419213427177
Renter61181391020
Total102527344337197

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 89 44%
 Single Guardian 39 19%
 Singles 65 32%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 148 73%
 Households with Kids 54 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male23222140253423353234
Female32254425221250033322
Total55476565474673386556

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21542 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21542 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21542 real estate data, the median home value of $76,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 21542 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21542 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 483 100%
 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 76 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 26%
 Households Vacant 27 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 19%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 36%
 2 Bedroom 18 36%
 3+ Bedroom 14 28%
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 $45,417 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 21542 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 142 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 138 33%
 No Earnings 144 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 142 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 138 33%
 No Earnings 144 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 213 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 1%
 Worked at Home 12 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 7%
 High School Graduate 136 79%
 Associate's degree 19 11%
 Bachelor's degree 3 2%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 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 83 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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