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ZIP Code 21718

Primary City:Burkittsville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (11:56am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.391, -77.628
ZIP (~1000 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21718

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21718. 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 21718. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21718, 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:
Burkittsville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21718 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21718 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 21718 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly less than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21718 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 151
Population Density 333 people per sq mi
Housing Units 74
Median Home Value $300,000
Land Area 0.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 69
Median Household Income $71,429

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

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


 Male 76 50%
 Female 75 50%


 White 150 99.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 35 51%
 Single Guardian 7 10%
 Singles 24 35%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 55 80%
 Households with Kids 14 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21718 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21718 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21718 real estate data, the median home value of $300,000 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 21718 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21718 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 151 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 35 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 15 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 26%
 Households Vacant 5 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 80%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 14%
 1 Bedroom 7 25%
 2 Bedroom 13 46%
 3+ Bedroom 4 14%
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 $71,429 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 21718 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 21718. 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 70 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 27 18%
 No Earnings 53 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 27 18%
 No Earnings 53 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 78 89%
 Public transportation 5 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 3%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
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 8 14%
 High School Graduate 28 50%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 15 27%
 Master's degree 3 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 2 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12 63%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 26%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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