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ZIP Code 21555

Primary City:Oldtown, MD (View All Cities)
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -78.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21555

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21555. 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 21555. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21555, 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:
Oldtown, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21555 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21555 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 21555 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21555 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,936
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,054
Median Home Value $155,600
Land Area 105.96 sq mi
Water Area 2.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 776
Median Household Income $56,042

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male454655624838415863949777755548321116
Female484950744635416370898770774961381414
Total9395105136947382121133183184147152104109702530

Gender

 Male 961 50%
 Female 975 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,883 97.3%
 Black Or African American 15 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner537911691571155720
Renter91822272114131
Total14551131961781297021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 465 60%
 Single Guardian 102 13%
 Singles 176 23%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 567 73%
 Households with Kids 209 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male815857887169119101614121491313
Female9517977111014516128920161614811
Total1720251414151917301427211825342830232124

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21555 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21555 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 21555 real estate data, the median home value of $155,600 is slightly less 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 21555. Rentals in 21555 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21555 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,933 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 372 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 279 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 125 12%
 Households Vacant 278 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 19 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 205 73.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 17.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 12%
 2 Bedroom 18 15%
 3+ Bedroom 90 73%
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 $56,042 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21555 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 21555. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 624 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 314 21%
 No Earnings 569 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 624 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 314 21%
 No Earnings 569 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 823 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 22 3%
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 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 83 13%
 High School Graduate 478 74%
 Associate's degree 32 5%
 Bachelor's degree 38 6%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 304 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 69 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 36 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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