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ZIP Code 21740

Primary City:Hagerstown, MD (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (9:03pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -77.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21740. 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 21740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21740, 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:
Hagerstown, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21740 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 21740 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21740 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 61,859
Population Density 886 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25,858
Median Home Value $171,200
Land Area 69.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23,317
Median Household Income $42,979

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0872,1241,8941,9562,4162,7142,5042,3172,5102,5822,3051,8361,5111,096817660495354
Female2,1361,8171,8661,7121,8362,1301,9071,9312,0282,1482,0471,8211,5911,2411,032884751803
Total4,2233,9413,7603,6684,2524,8444,4114,2484,5384,7304,3523,6573,1022,3371,8491,5441,2461,157

Gender

 Male 32,178 52%
 Female 29,681 48%
Gender

Race

 White 48,375 78.2%
 Black Or African American 9,418 15.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 127 0.2%
 Asian 827 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1%
 Other Race 930 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 2,148 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1551,5082,2412,7312,5791,8681,363520
Renter9482,3572,0542,1261,370768508221
Total1,1033,8654,2954,8573,9492,6361,871741

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,829 42%
 Single Guardian 4,731 20%
 Singles 7,129 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,628 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,857 68%
 Households with Kids 7,460 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male414439461378454424409422415381376377364396374350379407446462
Female435451430393374393362317371404362369369362324368349336335345
Total849890891771828817771739786785738746733758698718728743781807

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21740 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21740 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21740 real estate data, the median home value of $171,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21740 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21740 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 56,397 91.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4,689 7.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 399 0.6%
 Other Institutional 13 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 329 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,005 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,960 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,352 40%
 Households Vacant 2,541 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,215 47.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.0%
 For Sale Only 478 18.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 79 3.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 658 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 536 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,790 26%
 2 Bedroom 3,456 32%
 3+ Bedroom 4,027 37%
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 $42,979 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21740 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 21740 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 18,552 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,182 23%
 No Earnings 18,074 38%
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 18,552 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,182 23%
 No Earnings 18,074 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,226 90.1%
 Public transportation 322 1.2%
 Taxicab 192 0.7%
 Motorcycle 51 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,118 4.3%
 Worked at Home 873 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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,869 18.6%
 High School Graduate 12,687 61.1%
 Associate's degree 1,243 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,112 10.2%
 Master's degree 705 3.4%
 Professional school degree 100 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,831 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 809 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,242 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21740

ZIP Code 21740 is in the Washingtion County Public Schools. There are 32 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21740.

Marshall Street School
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Bester Elementary
30 East Memorial Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Conococheague Elementary
12408 Learning Ln
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
E. Russell Hicks Middle School
1321 South Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Emma K. Doub Elementary
1221 South Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Fountain Rock Elementary
17145 Lappans Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Funkstown Elementary
23 Funkstown Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Lincolnshire Elementary
17545 Lincolnshire Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Pangborn Elementary
195 Pangborn Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Salem Avenue Elementary
1323 Salem Ave Ext
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Western Heights Middle School
1300 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Winter Street Elementary
59 Winter St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Rockland Woods Elementary
18201 Rockland Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Ruth Ann Monroe Primary
1311 Yale Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Washington County Technical High School
50 West Oak Ridge Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Evening High School
50 West Oak Ridge Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
South Hagerstown High School
1101 South Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Washington County Job Development Center
1350 Marshall St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
711 South Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
St Mary Catholic School
218 W Washington St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James School
17641 College Rd
St. James, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Grace Academy
13321 Cearfoss Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Broadfording Christian Academy
13535 Broadfording Church Rd
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Truth Christian Academy
41 Bryan Cir
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Huyetts Mennonite School
16404 National Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Heritage Academy
12215 Walnut Pt W
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Highland View Academy
10100 Academy Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Mt Aetna Adventist Elementary School (maaes)
10207 Crystal Falls Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emmanuel Christian School
16221 National Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hillside Mennonite School
11610 Greencastle Pike
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Ebenezer Christian School
17618 Virginia Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hagerstown Childrens School
141 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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