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ZIP Code 21703

Primary City:Frederick, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.36, -77.46
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21703. 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 21703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21703, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 21703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21703 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 21703 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21703 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,854
Population Density 988 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,772
Median Home Value $250,900
Land Area 33.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,954
Median Household Income $76,531

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3061,2731,2001,1691,1261,3911,3121,3321,2941,2611,080840631376232159129119
Female1,2721,1491,1701,0781,0211,4391,3621,2801,3301,3201,187874697426286235208290
Total2,5782,4222,3702,2472,1472,8302,6742,6122,6242,5812,2671,7141,328802518394337409

Gender

 Male 16,230 49%
 Female 16,624 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,337 64.9%
 Black Or African American 5,138 15.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 158 0.5%
 Asian 2,390 7.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 2,457 7.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,350 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1091,2651,9312,0811,448658370164
Renter3761,167923696388166110102
Total4852,4322,8542,7771,836824480266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,037 51%
 Single Guardian 2,197 18%
 Singles 2,856 24%
 Singles With Roommate 864 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,157 60%
 Households with Kids 4,797 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255276280242264258234233284239244222263232245275246209194218
Female229256267261246226221207249216228239251236211244259184180161
Total484532547503510484455440533455472461514468456519505393374379

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21703 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21703 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 21703 real estate data, the median home value of $250,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21703 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21703 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,797 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,021 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,005 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,928 31%
 Households Vacant 818 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 33.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 3.7%
 For Sale Only 200 24.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 3.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 215 26.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 155 4%
 1 Bedroom 652 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,673 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,712 41%
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 $76,531 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21703 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. 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 21703. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,186 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,131 25%
 No Earnings 5,514 22%
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 13,186 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,131 25%
 No Earnings 5,514 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,861 89.5%
 Public transportation 765 4.3%
 Taxicab 26 0.1%
 Motorcycle 38 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 1.1%
 Worked at Home 839 4.7%
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 1,018 10%
 High School Graduate 4,345 42%
 Associate's degree 791 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,713 26%
 Master's degree 965 9%
 Professional school degree 139 1%
 Doctorate degree 276 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,112 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 803 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 935 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21703

ZIP Code 21703 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21703.

Orchard Grove Elementary
5898 Hannover Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Tuscarora Elementary
6321 Lambert Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Crestwood Middle School
7100 Foxcroft Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter School
7215 Corporate Court
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Ballenger Creek Middle School
5525 Ballenger Creek Pk
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Ballenger Creek Elementary
5250 Kingsbrook Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Hillcrest Elementary
1285 Hillcrest Dr
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Tuscarora High School
5312 Ballenger Creek Pk
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick Adventist School
6437 Jefferson Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St John'S Catholic Prep
889 Butterfly Ln
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Frederick Christian Academy
6642 Carpenter Rd
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Trinity School of Frederick
6040 New Design Rd
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Laurel Hall School - Frederick
4540 Mack Ave B
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Life Christian School
5909 Jefferson Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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