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ZIP Code 21704

Primary City:Frederick, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (3:10am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.34, -77.38
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21704. 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 21704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21704, 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:
Urbana

Stats and Demographics for the 21704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21704 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 21704 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 an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21704 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,321
Population Density 509 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,439
Median Home Value $397,900
Land Area 26.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,224
Median Household Income $116,869

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male593625597445303286444690709617441336222184114864365
Female5086415663891913014956476635434253212311671158696136
Total1,1011,2661,1638344945879391,3371,3721,160866657453351229172139201

Gender

 Male 6,800 51%
 Female 6,521 49%
Gender

Race

 White 9,794 73.5%
 Black Or African American 1,138 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.3%
 Asian 1,644 12.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 269 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 440 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner254661,18897353427914337
Renter951128123492866125
Total345171,3161,096583307209162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,943 70%
 Single Guardian 499 12%
 Singles 616 15%
 Singles With Roommate 166 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,047 48%
 Households with Kids 2,177 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12111511314510012011713515311713411712510411210479846671
Female88101108119138130115124134134111111102108998097625140
Total209216221264238250232259287251245228227212211184176146117111

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21704 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 21704 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 21704 real estate data, the median home value of $397,900 is extremely high 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 21704. Rentals in 21704 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,868 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 430 3.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,257 73%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 579 13%
 Households Vacant 215 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 54 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 52 10%
 1 Bedroom 113 23%
 2 Bedroom 116 23%
 3+ Bedroom 218 44%
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 $116,869 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21704 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. In 21704 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 5,614 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,145 21%
 No Earnings 2,558 25%
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 5,614 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,145 21%
 No Earnings 2,558 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,247 90%
 Public transportation 155 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 96 1%
 Worked at Home 411 6%
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 222 5%
 High School Graduate 1,563 35%
 Associate's degree 372 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,302 29%
 Master's degree 715 16%
 Professional school degree 109 2%
 Doctorate degree 173 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,737 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 648 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21704

ZIP Code 21704 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21704.

Urbana Elementary
3554 Urbana Pk
Frederick, MD 21704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Centerville Elementary
3601 Carriage Hill Dr
Frederick, MD 21704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools

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