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ZIP Code 21701

Primary City:Frederick, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (11:10pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.46, -77.34
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21701. 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 21701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21701, 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:
Frederick, MD
Acceptable:
Lewistown
Unacceptable:
Hood College

Stats and Demographics for the 21701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21701 is located in north 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 21701 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21701 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,293
Population Density 907 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,847
Median Home Value $276,200
Land Area 38.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,608
Median Household Income $72,646

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0351,0771,0221,1371,0321,2591,0591,2031,3221,3771,2791,127948655475391290193
Female9471,0239861,1041,2151,3121,1161,2771,3351,4771,3591,2611,084804592511477532
Total1,9822,1002,0082,2412,2472,5712,1752,4802,6572,8542,6382,3882,0321,4591,067902767725

Gender

 Male 16,881 48%
 Female 18,412 52%
Gender

Race

 White 28,400 80.5%
 Black Or African American 4,155 11.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.3%
 Asian 991 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 597 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,029 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1031,1081,8952,2471,9851,192812299
Renter4261,237971933675361259105
Total5292,3452,8663,1802,6601,5531,071404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,419 44%
 Single Guardian 2,185 15%
 Singles 4,705 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,299 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,454 72%
 Households with Kids 4,154 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175243213207213206210230218202191217202210212225230232238226
Female177194193176197218200193215192208186178222189187232230266241
Total352437406383410424410423433394399403380432401412462462504467

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21701 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21701 real estate data, the median home value of $276,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,975 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 463 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 567 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 288 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,860 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,781 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,967 31%
 Households Vacant 1,239 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 472 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 2%
 For Sale Only 281 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 60 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 294 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,458 26%
 2 Bedroom 2,208 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,739 31%
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 $72,646 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21701 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 21701 can expect to fall in that range. 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 13,534 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,805 26%
 No Earnings 8,117 28%
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 13,534 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,805 26%
 No Earnings 8,117 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,630 85.6%
 Public transportation 476 2.5%
 Taxicab 58 0.3%
 Motorcycle 37 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,209 6.2%
 Worked at Home 1,018 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,139 10%
 High School Graduate 5,191 44%
 Associate's degree 703 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,915 25%
 Master's degree 1,159 10%
 Professional school degree 273 2%
 Doctorate degree 334 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,880 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 765 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 574 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21701

ZIP Code 21701 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21701.

Frederick County Evening High School
1799 Schifferstadt Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Liberty Elementary
11820 Liberty Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
North Frederick Elementary
1001 Motter Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Parkway Elementary
300 Carroll Pky
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Lincoln Elementary
200 Madison St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
West Frederick Middle School
515 West Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Monocacy Valley Montessori School
217 Dill Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle School
1799 Schifferstadt Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Spring Ridge Elementary
9051 Ridgefield Dr
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick High School
650 Carroll Pky
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Gov. Thomas Johnson High School
1501 North Market St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Linganore High School
12013 Old Annapolis Rd
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Visitation Academy
200 E 2nd St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Banner School
1730 N Market St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Church of the Brethren Learning Center
201 Fairview Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Frederick Country Day Montessori School
1601 Wheyfield Dr
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Weekday School
131 W 2nd St
Frederick, MD 21701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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