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ZIP Code 21601

Primary City:Easton, MD (View All Cities)
County: Talbot County
Timezone: Eastern (11:00pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -76.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21601. 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 21601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21601, 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:
Easton, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21601 is located in east 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 21601 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,597
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,292
Median Home Value $314,700
Land Area 109.40 sq mi
Water Area 20.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,984
Median Household Income $57,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male650706709669596648569643692759739726704680567436333308
Female631693677673550625600671761883887869900813623551430626
Total1,2811,3991,3861,3421,1461,2731,1691,3141,4531,6421,6261,5951,6041,4931,190987763934

Gender

 Male 11,134 47%
 Female 12,463 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,367 77.8%
 Black Or African American 3,412 14.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.2%
 Asian 395 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 929 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 435 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner354138831,3091,4301,360910380
Renter269648545555438290254265
Total3041,0611,4281,8641,8681,6501,164645

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,855 49%
 Single Guardian 1,542 15%
 Singles 3,019 30%
 Singles With Roommate 568 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,249 73%
 Households with Kids 2,735 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male137128137131133122136164151156138139122154127127143154118115
Female1331391111271411451401351321531141221571311611451541268787
Total270267248258274267276299283309252261279285288272297280205202

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21601 has a slightly less than average 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 21601 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 21601 real estate data, the median home value of $314,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,223 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 101 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 242 1.0%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,586 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,134 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,264 29%
 Households Vacant 1,308 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 303 23.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 1.5%
 For Sale Only 201 15.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 459 35.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 292 22.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 150 5%
 1 Bedroom 947 30%
 2 Bedroom 1,066 34%
 3+ Bedroom 961 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 $57,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21601 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 21601 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 7,180 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,382 28%
 No Earnings 6,754 35%
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 7,180 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,382 28%
 No Earnings 6,754 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,749 89.2%
 Public transportation 28 0.3%
 Taxicab 34 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 333 3.0%
 Worked at Home 789 7.2%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,121 14%
 High School Graduate 3,625 45%
 Associate's degree 513 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,511 19%
 Master's degree 684 9%
 Professional school degree 340 4%
 Doctorate degree 228 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,017 70.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 888 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 374 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21601

ZIP Code 21601 is in the Talbot County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21601.

Easton Middle School
201 Peachblossom Rd
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Talbot County Public Schools
Easton Elementary
307 Glenwood Ave
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Talbot County Public Schools
Easton High School
723 Mecklenburg Ave
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Talbot County Public Schools
Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
900 High St
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ss Peter & Paul High School
900 High St
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Chesapeake Christian School
1009 N Washington St
Easton, MD 21601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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