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ZIP Code 21624

Primary City:Claiborne, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Talbot County
Timezone: Eastern (5:12pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.837, -76.279
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21624

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21624. 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 21624. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21624, 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:
Claiborne, MD
Saint Michaels

Stats and Demographics for the 21624 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21624 is located in east 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 21624 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 single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21624 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 143
Population Density 129 people per sq mi
Housing Units 99
Median Home Value $339,500
Land Area 1.11 sq mi
Water Area 2.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 69
Median Household Income $54,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 52

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


 Male 71 50%
 Female 72 50%


 White 142 99.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 34 49%
 Single Guardian 9 13%
 Singles 18 26%
 Singles With Roommate 8 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 58 84%
 Households with Kids 11 16%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21624 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21624 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 21624 real estate data, the median home value of $339,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21624 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 143 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 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 26 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 32 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 11 11%
 Households Vacant 30 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 83%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $54,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21624 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 21624 is unusual in that "Worked at Home" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. Residents in ZIP code 21624 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21624 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 21624 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 21624 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 43%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 53 43%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22 37%
 Public transportation 5 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 10%
 Worked at Home 27 45%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 21624 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 6 11%
 Associate's degree 10 18%
 Bachelor's degree 15 27%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 5 9%
 Doctorate degree 19 35%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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