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ZIP Code 21702

Primary City:Frederick, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Frederick
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (6:53am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5, -77.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21702

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21702. 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 21702. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21702, 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:
Fort Detrick
Unacceptable:
College Estates

Stats and Demographics for the 21702 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21702 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 21702 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 less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21702 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,847
Population Density 961 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,617
Median Home Value $267,400
Land Area 40.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,641
Median Household Income $69,948

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4931,2911,2721,2011,1661,4581,4811,3861,3901,5191,2901,076886579407300278270
Female1,4761,3231,2171,2291,2041,5301,4441,3831,4761,5011,3901,180998671508481451642
Total2,9692,6142,4892,4302,3702,9882,9252,7692,8663,0202,6802,2561,8841,250915781729912

Gender

 Male 18,743 48%
 Female 20,104 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,215 67.5%
 Black Or African American 6,369 16.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 161 0.4%
 Asian 2,222 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.1%
 Other Race 2,348 6.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,487 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1021,1431,9292,3641,9311,031652216
Renter4741,5131,026828486288329329
Total5762,6562,9553,1922,4171,319981545

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,476 51%
 Single Guardian 2,357 16%
 Singles 3,832 26%
 Singles With Roommate 976 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,356 64%
 Households with Kids 5,285 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male285312318291227261266284253251247269254251233263282229194214
Female299327276294291257273257245253236278232218297266254209203204
Total584639594585518518539541498504483547486469530529536438397418

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21702 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21702 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 21702 real estate data, the median home value of $267,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21702. Rentals in 21702 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21702 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,383 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 340 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 93 0.2%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,637 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,731 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,273 34%
 Households Vacant 976 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 364 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 60 6%
 For Sale Only 201 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 67 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 228 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.2%
 1 Bedroom 1,113 20.2%
 2 Bedroom 2,601 47.2%
 3+ Bedroom 1,784 32.4%
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 $69,948 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21702 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 21702 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 13,845 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,053 24%
 No Earnings 8,083 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 13,845 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,053 24%
 No Earnings 8,083 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,240 86.2%
 Public transportation 632 3.4%
 Taxicab 97 0.5%
 Motorcycle 42 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 631 3.3%
 Worked at Home 1,197 6.4%
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 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 1,441 12%
 High School Graduate 4,847 39%
 Associate's degree 805 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,061 25%
 Master's degree 1,466 12%
 Professional school degree 298 2%
 Doctorate degree 427 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,820 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 997 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 751 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21702

ZIP Code 21702 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21702.

Rock Creek School
191 Waverley Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Heather Ridge High School
1445 Taney Ave
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Heather Ridge Middle School
1445 Taney Ave
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Waverley Elementary
201 Waverley Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Yellow Springs Elementary
8717 Yellow Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Whittier Elementary
2400 Whittier Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Monocacy Middle School
8009 Opossumtown Pk
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Monocacy Elementary
7421 Hayward Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick County Career & Technology Center
7922 Opossumtown Pk
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
St John Regional Catholic School
8414 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Goddard School of Frederick
2080 Yellow Springs Rd
Frederick, MD 21702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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