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ZIP Code 21783

Primary City:Smithsburg, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:01pm)
Coordinates:39.65, -77.56
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21783

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21783. 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 21783. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21783, 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:
Smithsburg, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21783 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21783 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 21783 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21783 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,130
Population Density 203 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,522
Median Home Value $246,300
Land Area 44.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,302
Median Household Income $68,408

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2773283903602112122222973644233622732601851201115840
Female26834735031421420423934536642036928027718816211379102
Total545675740674425416461642730843731553537373282224137142

Gender

 Male 4,493 49%
 Female 4,637 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,627 94.5%
 Black Or African American 191 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.2%
 Asian 54 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 89 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 150 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2621751972851634221979
Renter5313316212877602815
Total7935068185659340224794

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,074 63%
 Single Guardian 476 14%
 Singles 620 19%
 Singles With Roommate 132 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,051 62%
 Households with Kids 1,251 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4947596668636876538286758067709078695365
Female5243626454796868786756806582677576534338
Total1019012113012214213614413114914215514514913716515412296103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21783 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 21783 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21783 real estate data, the median home value of $246,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21783. Rentals in 21783 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21783 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,084 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,925 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 721 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 656 19%
 Households Vacant 220 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 19.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 42 19.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 8.6%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 45.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 90 15%
 2 Bedroom 200 33%
 3+ Bedroom 314 52%
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 $68,408 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21783 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. However, that is not the case in 21783. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,432 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,880 26%
 No Earnings 1,798 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 3,432 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,880 26%
 No Earnings 1,798 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,348 92.4%
 Public transportation 29 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 77 1.6%
 Worked at Home 231 4.9%
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 315 11%
 High School Graduate 1,638 55%
 Associate's degree 306 10%
 Bachelor's degree 501 17%
 Master's degree 190 6%
 Professional school degree 40 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,478 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 279 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 213 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21783

ZIP Code 21783 is in the Washingtion County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21783.

Smithsburg Elementary
67 North Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Smithsburg Middle School
68 North Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools
Smithsburg High School
66 North Main St
Smithsburg, MD 21783
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washingtion County Public Schools

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