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ZIP Code 21659

Primary City:Rhodesdale, MD (View All Cities)
County: Dorchester County
Timezone: Eastern (7:02pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.6, -75.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21659

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21659. 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 21659. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21659, 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:
Rhodesdale, MD
Acceptable:
Brookview, Eldorado, Galestown

Stats and Demographics for the 21659 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21659 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 21659 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 21659 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,551
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 702
Median Home Value $220,600
Land Area 47.97 sq mi
Water Area 1.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 616
Median Household Income $70,145

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male39405247474137374867666949494212105
Female455139484638374748727660505530152116
Total8491919593797484961391421299910472273121

Gender

 Male 757 49%
 Female 794 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,321 85.2%
 Black Or African American 177 11.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 7 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 26 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner745691261181063512
Renter824172412544
Total1569861501301113916

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 308 50%
 Single Guardian 124 20%
 Singles 144 23%
 Singles With Roommate 40 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 434 70%
 Households with Kids 182 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male477969109671797121551161012
Female127411991112108771071048141211
Total161411201518212116152416171925919202223

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21659 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21659 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 21659 real estate data, the median home value of $220,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21659. Rentals in 21659 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21659 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,551 100%
 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 293 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 225 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 98 14%
 Households Vacant 86 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 9 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 5%
 3+ Bedroom 113 95%
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 $70,145 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21659 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21659 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21659 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 629 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 25%
 No Earnings 404 29%
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 629 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 343 25%
 No Earnings 404 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 757 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 3%
 Worked at Home 13 2%
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 101 17%
 High School Graduate 399 69%
 Associate's degree 17 3%
 Bachelor's degree 14 2%
 Master's degree 30 5%
 Professional school degree 9 2%
 Doctorate degree 12 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 302 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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