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ZIP Code 21561

Primary City:Swanton, MD (View All Cities)
County: Garrett County
Timezone: Eastern (6:51pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5, -79.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21561. 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 21561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21561, 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:
Swanton, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21561 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 21561 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21561 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,627
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,699
Median Home Value $179,600
Land Area 92.68 sq mi
Water Area 3.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,081
Median Household Income $63,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5285811266663716880931001111228876461622
Female516162765555646084891121111059966463926
Total103146143202121118135128164182212222227187142925548

Gender

 Male 1,366 52%
 Female 1,261 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,574 98.0%
 Black Or African American 40 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 5 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11771261852301979631
Renter8342323187123
Total1911114920824820410834

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 680 63%
 Single Guardian 120 11%
 Singles 247 23%
 Singles With Roommate 34 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 815 75%
 Households with Kids 266 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male109141217171613221421171316242331321614
Female11861412119151415111613723199131210
Total2117202629282528362932332623474240452824

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21561 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 21561 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21561 real estate data, the median home value of $179,600 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 21561. Rentals in 21561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,580 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 47 2%
 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 496 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 457 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 128 5%
 Households Vacant 1,618 60%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 73 4.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.4%
 For Sale Only 34 2.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,451 89.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 3.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 12%
 2 Bedroom 64 69%
 3+ Bedroom 18 19%
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 $63,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21561 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21561 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 740 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 24%
 No Earnings 877 41%
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 740 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 498 24%
 No Earnings 877 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,001 89.3%
 Public transportation 8 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 2.1%
 Worked at Home 89 7.9%
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 62 6.7%
 High School Graduate 639 68.6%
 Associate's degree 23 2.5%
 Bachelor's degree 50 5.4%
 Master's degree 136 14.6%
 Professional school degree 7 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 14 1.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 384 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 75 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21561

ZIP Code 21561 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21561.

Swanton Mennonite Fellowship School
580 Obrien Rd
Swanton, MD 21561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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