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ZIP Code 21562

Primary City:Westernport, MD (View All Cities)
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.49, -79.03
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21562

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21562. 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 21562. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21562, 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:
Westernport, MD
Acceptable:
Mccoole

Stats and Demographics for the 21562 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21562 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 21562 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21562 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,141
Population Density 108 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,536
Median Home Value $89,100
Land Area 28.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,283
Median Household Income $49,800

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male718180102105946872109118125981026557675743
Female739188918292838284122125829783103976092
Total144172168193187186151154193240250180199148160164117135

Gender

 Male 1,514 48%
 Female 1,627 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,096 98.6%
 Black Or African American 17 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner167613421217315215153
Renter2468404553333716
Total4014417425722618518869

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 666 52%
 Single Guardian 191 15%
 Singles 383 30%
 Singles With Roommate 43 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 943 73%
 Households with Kids 340 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male817102420141913151917181511252219221417
Female1514181316112522172116191616151522172223
Total2331283736254435324033373127403741393640

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21562 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21562 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21562 real estate data, the median home value of $89,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21562 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21562 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21562 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,033 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 3%
 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 490 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 477 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 316 21%
 Households Vacant 253 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 24.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 35 13.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 11.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 42.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 50 18%
 2 Bedroom 138 51%
 3+ Bedroom 84 31%
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 $49,800 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21562 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21562 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. Most commuters in 21562 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 932 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 17%
 No Earnings 1,110 45%
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 932 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 429 17%
 No Earnings 1,110 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,193 99.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.5%
 Worked at Home 4 0.3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 180 16%
 High School Graduate 760 69%
 Associate's degree 86 8%
 Bachelor's degree 63 6%
 Master's degree 18 2%
 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 515 91.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 1.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 42 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21562

ZIP Code 21562 is in the Allegany County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21562.

Westernport Elementary
172 Church St
Westernport, MD 21562
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Allegany County Public Schools

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