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ZIP Code 21629

Primary City:Denton, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (8:53am)
Coordinates:38.8, -75.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21629

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21629. 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 21629. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21629, 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:
Denton, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21629 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21629 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 21629 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21629 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,555
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,897
Median Home Value $222,900
Land Area 82.88 sq mi
Water Area 2.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,528
Median Household Income $64,901

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2813423473452732532672893193353423302572021551097470
Female314340287296242275299299309360412336322215164159131205
Total595682634641515528566588628695754666579417319268205275

Gender

 Male 4,590 48%
 Female 4,965 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,938 83.1%
 Black Or African American 1,260 13.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.4%
 Asian 59 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 59 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 200 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2326144056356538422881
Renter67211179189147666163
Total90472619752712450289144

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,875 53%
 Single Guardian 626 18%
 Singles 833 24%
 Singles With Roommate 194 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,289 65%
 Households with Kids 1,239 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6155675167626373777666677464767578585861
Female5477617078606366735646695462655962496156
Total115132128121145122126139150132112136128126141134140107119117

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21629 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 21629 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 21629 real estate data, the median home value of $222,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21629 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21629 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21629 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,235 96.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 101 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 191 2.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,845 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 700 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 983 25%
 Households Vacant 369 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 17.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.1%
 For Sale Only 66 17.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 14.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 156 42.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 39 5%
 1 Bedroom 165 20%
 2 Bedroom 200 24%
 3+ Bedroom 423 51%
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 $64,901 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21629 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. However, that is not the case in 21629. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,075 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,695 23%
 No Earnings 2,511 34%
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 3,075 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,695 23%
 No Earnings 2,511 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,640 88%
 Public transportation 89 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 5%
 Worked at Home 199 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 576 20.4%
 High School Graduate 1,666 59.0%
 Associate's degree 133 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 294 10.4%
 Master's degree 114 4.0%
 Professional school degree 32 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,669 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 105 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 188 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21629

ZIP Code 21629 is in the Caroline County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21629.

Denton Elementary School
303 Sharp Rd
Denton, MD 21629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caroline County Public Schools
Lockerman Middle School
410 Lockerman St
Denton, MD 21629
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Caroline County Public Schools
Wesleyan Christian School
401 Aldersgate Dr
Denton, MD 21629
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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