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ZIP Code 21755

Primary City:Jefferson, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (8:47am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.35, -77.56
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21755

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21755. 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 21755. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21755, 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:
Jefferson, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21755 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21755 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 21755 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 21755 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,591
Population Density 162 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,103
Median Home Value $351,500
Land Area 34.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.63 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,023
Median Household Income $102,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1201832262511551039612822931025424021113090452924
Female1051822191991229011015324330928820219312470445559
Total225365445450277193206281472619542442404254160898483

Gender

 Male 2,824 51%
 Female 2,767 49%
Gender

Race

 White 5,246 93.8%
 Black Or African American 112 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.3%
 Asian 69 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.1%
 Other Race 55 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 92 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner58430456644422610444
Renter185740543821810
Total2314134462048224711254

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,374 68%
 Single Guardian 234 12%
 Singles 341 17%
 Singles With Roommate 74 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,305 65%
 Households with Kids 718 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1827282729343046443235574755525754484036
Female1715302238243244444047394647535044312126
Total3542584967586290887282969310210510798796162

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21755 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 21755 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 21755 real estate data, the median home value of $351,500 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 21755. Rentals in 21755 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21755 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,542 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 49 1%
 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 1,362 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 415 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 246 12%
 Households Vacant 80 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 21 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 42 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 103 37%
 3+ Bedroom 178 63%
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 $102,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21755 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. Most commuters in 21755 can expect to fall in that range. 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 2,115 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,093 24%
 No Earnings 1,347 30%
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 2,115 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,093 24%
 No Earnings 1,347 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,553 87%
 Public transportation 114 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 24 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 1%
 Worked at Home 200 7%
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 90 4.9%
 High School Graduate 933 51.1%
 Associate's degree 112 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 464 25.4%
 Master's degree 194 10.6%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 27 1.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,036 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 143 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21755

ZIP Code 21755 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21755.

Valley Elementary
3519 Jefferson Pk
Jefferson, MD 21755
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
The Jefferson School
2940 Point of Rocks Rd
Jefferson, MD 21755
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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