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ZIP Code 21655

Primary City:Preston, MD (View All Cities)
County: Caroline County
Timezone: Eastern (3:07am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.75, -75.93
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21655

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21655. 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 21655. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21655, 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:
Preston, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21655 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21655 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 21655 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 large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21655 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,009
Population Density 95 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,165
Median Home Value $229,800
Land Area 53.00 sq mi
Water Area 3.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,920
Median Household Income $61,880

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15517614918413211814314318223221716116912881794724
Female13214516915810510214215119122123118815512991736343
Total28732131834223722028529437345344834932425717215211067

Gender

 Male 2,520 50%
 Female 2,489 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,211 84.1%
 Black Or African American 643 12.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 29 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 86 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1612825341333824715738
Renter247674733124226
Total4020432748636927117944

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,105 58%
 Single Guardian 317 17%
 Singles 396 21%
 Singles With Roommate 102 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,301 68%
 Households with Kids 619 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4320303336383629373031262834453636343319
Female2427283219272835363332393530263934312822
Total6747586555656464736363656364717570656141

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21655 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21655 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 21655 real estate data, the median home value of $229,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21655 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21655 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21655 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,009 100%
 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 1,122 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 468 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 330 15%
 Households Vacant 245 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 36 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 20%
 For Migrant Workers 46 19%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 7%
 2 Bedroom 116 41%
 3+ Bedroom 147 52%
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 $61,880 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21655 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21655 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 21655 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 1,842 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 999 24%
 No Earnings 1,303 31%
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 1,842 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 999 24%
 No Earnings 1,303 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,156 85.2%
 Public transportation 16 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 119 4.7%
 Worked at Home 239 9.4%
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 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 291 16%
 High School Graduate 1,154 63%
 Associate's degree 49 3%
 Bachelor's degree 215 12%
 Master's degree 79 4%
 Professional school degree 31 2%
 Doctorate degree 24 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 691 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 137 14.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 97 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21655

ZIP Code 21655 is in the Caroline County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21655.

Preston Elementary School
225 Main St
Preston, MD 21655
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caroline County Public Schools

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