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ZIP Code 21722

Primary City:Clear Spring, MD (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (10:50pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.7, -77.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21722

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21722. 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 21722. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21722, 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:
Clear Spring, MD
Acceptable:
Big Spring

Stats and Demographics for the 21722 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21722 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 21722 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21722 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,545
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,186
Median Home Value $226,100
Land Area 59.35 sq mi
Water Area 1.30 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,051
Median Household Income $57,014

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15317522422914510711618524028622620616615085733819
Female13017217718212011214016824729123019217615482753341
Total2833474014112652192563534875774563983423041671487160

Gender

 Male 2,823 51%
 Female 2,722 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,419 97.7%
 Black Or African American 45 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 23 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 45 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner810334245735626013231
Renter247492824528107
Total3217743453940128814238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,335 65%
 Single Guardian 249 12%
 Singles 377 18%
 Singles With Roommate 90 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,369 67%
 Households with Kids 682 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3029323334402940325344394642485452363944
Female2420303837363138303237413730353328493730
Total5449627171766078628581808372838780857674

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21722 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 21722 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 21722 real estate data, the median home value of $226,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21722. Rentals in 21722 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21722 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,510 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,140 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 549 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 362 17%
 Households Vacant 135 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 40.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 22 16.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 8.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 28.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 13%
 2 Bedroom 95 38%
 3+ Bedroom 124 49%
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 $57,014 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21722 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21722 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,872 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,197 26%
 No Earnings 1,493 33%
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 1,872 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,197 26%
 No Earnings 1,493 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,586 94.4%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 2.0%
 Worked at Home 94 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 344 17.9%
 High School Graduate 1,317 68.6%
 Associate's degree 76 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 120 6.3%
 Master's degree 34 1.8%
 Professional school degree 11 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 907 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 128 11.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 6.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21722

ZIP Code 21722 is in the Washingtion County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21722.

Clear Spring Elementary
12627 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Clear Spring Middle School
12628 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Clear Spring High School
12630 Broadfording Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Oak Hill House School
12806 Independence Rd
Clear Spring, MD 21722
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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