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ZIP Code 21782

Primary City:Sharpsburg, MD (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (10:45am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -77.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21782

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21782. 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 21782. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21782, 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:
Sharpsburg, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21782 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21782 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 21782 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 21782 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,097
Population Density 137 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,730
Median Home Value $216,500
Land Area 29.99 sq mi
Water Area 2.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,563
Median Household Income $67,894

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
Male81120132161101759113815622517618114410671462417
Female7413114614090748613320520418616813010159544625
Total1552512783011911491772713614293623492742071301007042

Gender

 Male 2,045 50%
 Female 2,052 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,944 96.3%
 Black Or African American 22 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 107 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner127321439232218310523
Renter43778573018123
Total1611029244935220111726

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 962 62%
 Single Guardian 212 14%
 Singles 299 19%
 Singles With Roommate 90 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,086 69%
 Households with Kids 477 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1116142819203124262927272821252533393931
Female1114142021242930273526293323312932252319
Total2230284840446054536453566144565465646250

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21782 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21782 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21782 real estate data, the median home value of $216,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21782 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21782 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21782 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,097 100%
 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 936 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 388 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 239 14%
 Households Vacant 167 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 9.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 27 16.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 35.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 34.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 1%
 2 Bedroom 86 30%
 3+ Bedroom 201 69%
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 $67,894 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21782 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. In 21782 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 1,782 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 974 26%
 No Earnings 931 25%
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 1,782 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 974 26%
 No Earnings 931 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,186 91%
 Public transportation 22 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 2%
 Worked at Home 142 6%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 250 15.3%
 High School Graduate 1,099 67.3%
 Associate's degree 84 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 126 7.7%
 Master's degree 46 2.8%
 Professional school degree 6 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 23 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 770 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 72 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21782

ZIP Code 21782 is in the Washingtion County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21782.

Sharpsburg Elementary
17525 Shepherdstown Pk
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools

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