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ZIP Code 21643

Primary City:Hurlock, MD (View All Cities)
County: Dorchester County
Timezone: Eastern (5:17pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.64, -75.87
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21643

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21643. 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 21643. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21643, 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:
Hurlock, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21643 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21643 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 21643 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21643 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,979
Population Density 125 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,576
Median Home Value $186,800
Land Area 47.65 sq mi
Water Area 2.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,299
Median Household Income $54,662

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18319020617816917515519620025927019016911286803721
Female205183198222159183189183215269284215151129122925549
Total3883734044003283583443794155285544053202412081729270

Gender

 Male 2,876 48%
 Female 3,103 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,761 62.9%
 Black Or African American 1,901 31.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 53 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 108 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 137 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2720029048334823414842
Renter22979311978565111
Total4929738360242629019953

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,103 48%
 Single Guardian 517 22%
 Singles 551 24%
 Singles With Roommate 128 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,526 66%
 Households with Kids 773 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2932394341423338364646414231374138323032
Female4135453432343138484233444336544939364423
Total7067847773766476848879858567919077687455

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21643 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21643 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21643 real estate data, the median home value of $186,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21643 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21643 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21643 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,969 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,310 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 462 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 527 20%
 Households Vacant 277 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 17.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.1%
 For Sale Only 56 20.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 49.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 66 16.5%
 2 Bedroom 105 26.3%
 3+ Bedroom 226 56.6%
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 $54,662 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21643 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. Most commuters in 21643 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 1,952 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 886 20%
 No Earnings 1,501 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 1,952 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 886 20%
 No Earnings 1,501 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,343 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 20 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 1%
 Worked at Home 76 3%
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. 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 321 17.8%
 High School Graduate 1,177 65.4%
 Associate's degree 74 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 195 10.8%
 Master's degree 28 1.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 717 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 51 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21643

ZIP Code 21643 is in the Dorchester County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21643.

Hurlock Elementary School
301 Charles St
Hurlock, MD 21643
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dorchester County Public Schools
North Dorchester Middle School
5745 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dorchester County Public Schools
North Dorchester High School
5875 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dorchester County Public Schools

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