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ZIP Code 21550

Primary City:Oakland, MD (View All Cities)
County: Garrett County
Timezone: Eastern (4:46am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -79.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21550

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21550. 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 21550. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21550, 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:
Oakland, MD
Acceptable:
Crellin, Deer Park, Hutton, Loch Lyn Hght, Loch Lynn Heights, Mnt Lake Park, Mountain Lake Park, Mt Lake Park, Mtin Lk Park

Stats and Demographics for the 21550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21550 is located in northwest Maryland and covers a slightly higher 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 21550 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21550 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,194
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,203
Median Home Value $167,300
Land Area 203.39 sq mi
Water Area 2.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,733
Median Household Income $41,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40343449051636434534941345550356450547240331918812995
Female353397447473343363366439484517598556493425298263221211
Total7568319379897077087158529391,0201,1621,061965828617451350306

Gender

 Male 6,947 49%
 Female 7,247 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,972 98.4%
 Black Or African American 54 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.1%
 Asian 38 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 96 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner393356499741,000757441135
Renter13326926124619614811139
Total1726049101,2201,196905552174

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,121 54%
 Single Guardian 830 14%
 Singles 1,528 27%
 Singles With Roommate 254 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,989 70%
 Households with Kids 1,744 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6288968493848397771031029310785100122129828379
Female657776688473817287878484979599114105926385
Total127165172152177157164169164190186177204180199236234174146164

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21550 has a large 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 21550 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 21550 real estate data, the median home value of $167,300 is slightly higher 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 21550. Rentals in 21550 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,922 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 43 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 182 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 47 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,517 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,813 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,403 17%
 Households Vacant 2,470 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 5.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.2%
 For Sale Only 110 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,960 79.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 245 9.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 3%
 1 Bedroom 374 23%
 2 Bedroom 495 31%
 3+ Bedroom 684 43%
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 $41,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21550 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 21550 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 4,361 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,860 25%
 No Earnings 4,380 38%
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 4,361 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,860 25%
 No Earnings 4,380 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,647 87.0%
 Public transportation 51 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 256 3.9%
 Worked at Home 516 8.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 807 17%
 High School Graduate 2,909 61%
 Associate's degree 217 5%
 Bachelor's degree 388 8%
 Master's degree 268 6%
 Professional school degree 120 3%
 Doctorate degree 46 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,971 69.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 426 15.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 444 15.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21550

ZIP Code 21550 is in the Garrett County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21550.

Broad Ford Elementary
607 Harvey Winters Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Crellin Elementary
115 Kendall Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Dennett Road Elementary
770 Dennett Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Southern Middle School
605 Harvey Winters Rd
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Swan Meadow School
6709 Garrett Hwy
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Yough Glades Elementary
70 Wolf Acres Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Garrett County Public Schools
Southern Garrett High School
345 Oakland Dr
Oakland, MD 21550
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Garrett County Public Schools

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