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ZIP Code 21660

Primary City:Ridgely, MD (View All Cities)
County: Caroline County
Timezone: Eastern (1:59am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.96, -75.89
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21660

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21660. 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 21660. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21660, 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:
Ridgely, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21660 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21660 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 21660 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 21660 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,063
Population Density 123 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,557
Median Home Value $244,700
Land Area 33.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,420
Median Household Income $63,144

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1751551411651181331181201381421511241027357311911
Female1581561411511091511261311501511561451209053422832
Total333311282316227284244251288293307269222163110734743

Gender

 Male 1,973 49%
 Female 2,090 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,185 78.4%
 Black Or African American 666 16.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.5%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 66 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 111 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner101251972702161515822
Renter319175595139178
Total412162723292671907530

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 754 53%
 Single Guardian 273 19%
 Singles 314 22%
 Singles With Roommate 79 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 852 60%
 Households with Kids 568 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2534403228312839292633292825333337263632
Female2528433130392334303127352721243136332716
Total5062836358705173595760645546576473596348

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21660 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21660 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21660 real estate data, the median home value of $244,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21660 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21660 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21660 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,944 97%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 75 2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 835 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 214 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 371 24%
 Households Vacant 137 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 34 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 49 10%
 2 Bedroom 58 12%
 3+ Bedroom 361 77%
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 $63,144 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21660 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. However, that is not the case in 21660. 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 1,472 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 25%
 No Earnings 1,055 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 1,472 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 864 25%
 No Earnings 1,055 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,740 84%
 Public transportation 42 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 155 8%
 Worked at Home 128 6%
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. 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 153 11.5%
 High School Graduate 946 71.0%
 Associate's degree 36 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 154 11.6%
 Master's degree 20 1.5%
 Professional school degree 10 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 14 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 926 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21660

ZIP Code 21660 is in the Caroline County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21660.

Ridgely Elementary School
118 North Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Caroline County Public Schools
North Caroline High School
10990 River Rd
Ridgely, MD 21660
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caroline County Public Schools
Caroline Career & Technology Center
10855 Central Ave
Ridgely, MD 21660
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Caroline County Public Schools
The Benedictine School
14299 Benedictine Ln
Ridgely, MD 21660
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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