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ZIP Code 21727

Primary City:Emmitsburg, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (1:22pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.68, -77.34
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21727

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21727. 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 21727. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21727, 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:
Emmitsburg, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21727 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21727 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 21727 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21727 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,850
Population Density 183 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,811
Median Home Value $243,200
Land Area 32.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,676
Median Household Income $57,455

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15614915837542513712314418921017913511310375504237
Female135135157445502118124125165225193154110114797980110
Total291284315820927255247269354435372289223217154129122147

Gender

 Male 2,800 48%
 Female 3,050 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,443 93.0%
 Black Or African American 191 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.4%
 Asian 73 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 59 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner121012343132261649931
Renter3989891106951409
Total5119032342329521513940

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 916 55%
 Single Guardian 252 15%
 Singles 409 24%
 Singles With Roommate 99 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,113 66%
 Households with Kids 563 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3335353221353420392727333932303235113165168
Female3133233032222426313227284129242133169198179
Total6468586253575846705954618061545368282363347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21727 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21727 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21727 real estate data, the median home value of $243,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21727 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21727 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21727 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,363 75%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 76 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 1,270 22%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 141 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 847 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 333 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 496 27%
 Households Vacant 135 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 18 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 111 26%
 2 Bedroom 211 49%
 3+ Bedroom 112 26%
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 $57,455 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21727 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21727 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21727 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21727 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,458 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,354 44%
 No Earnings 1,511 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 1,458 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,354 44%
 No Earnings 1,511 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,233 72.7%
 Public transportation 12 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 399 13.0%
 Worked at Home 429 14.0%
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 205 13%
 High School Graduate 903 57%
 Associate's degree 59 4%
 Bachelor's degree 292 19%
 Master's degree 57 4%
 Professional school degree 29 2%
 Doctorate degree 26 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 682 66.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 321 31.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21727

ZIP Code 21727 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21727.

Emmitsburg Elementary
300 South Seton Ave
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Mother Seton School
100 Creamery Rd
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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