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ZIP Code 21784

Primary City:Sykesville, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:13am)
Coordinates:39.4, -77.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21784

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21784. 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 21784. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21784, 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:
Sykesville, MD
Acceptable:
Eldersburg, Gaither

Stats and Demographics for the 21784 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21784 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 21784 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 extremely 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 21784 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 37,941
Population Density 659 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,454
Median Home Value $369,800
Land Area 57.53 sq mi
Water Area 2.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,058
Median Household Income $103,994

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9781,5021,5861,5031,0658808621,0901,6571,9721,6541,2611,069739472313265185
Female9231,2871,4891,3978027438171,2501,6661,8791,6291,2651,066786547446421475
Total1,9012,7893,0752,9001,8671,6231,6792,3403,3233,8513,2832,5262,1351,5251,019759686660

Gender

 Male 19,053 50%
 Female 18,888 50%
Gender

Race

 White 34,623 91.3%
 Black Or African American 1,667 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 0.2%
 Asian 832 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 158 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 565 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner508042,3503,4152,3281,337672201
Renter103362354341228145201167
Total1531,1662,7043,7562,5561,482873368

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,770 67%
 Single Guardian 1,520 12%
 Singles 2,272 17%
 Singles With Roommate 496 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,788 60%
 Households with Kids 5,270 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male194195203223253273281329366294307326316343337302357283224223
Female171176213209236225272268286281268290330320344329345227152157
Total365371416432489498553597652575575616646663681631702510376380

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21784 has a small 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 21784 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 21784 real estate data, the median home value of $369,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21784 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21784 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21784 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,798 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 514 1.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 339 0.9%
 Other Institutional 247 0.7%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,943 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,214 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,901 14%
 Households Vacant 396 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 95 24.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 100 25.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 6.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 11.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 33.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 1%
 1 Bedroom 528 27%
 2 Bedroom 744 38%
 3+ Bedroom 642 33%
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 $103,994 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21784 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. In 21784 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 15,170 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 23%
 No Earnings 8,710 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 15,170 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,955 23%
 No Earnings 8,710 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,709 93.2%
 Public transportation 259 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 189 0.9%
 Worked at Home 889 4.4%
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 811 6%
 High School Graduate 5,937 45%
 Associate's degree 906 7%
 Bachelor's degree 3,130 24%
 Master's degree 1,832 14%
 Professional school degree 296 2%
 Doctorate degree 172 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,230 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,331 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 346 3.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21784

ZIP Code 21784 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21784.

Carrolltowne Elementary
6542 Ridge Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Eldersburg Elementary
1021 Johnsville Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Freedom District Elementary
5626 Sykesville Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Mechanicsville Elementary
3838 Sykesville Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Sykesville Middle School
7301 Springfield Ave
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Oklahoma Road Middle School
6300 Oklahoma Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Linton Springs Elementary
375 Ronsdale Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Piney Ridge Elementary
6315 Freedom Ave
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
South Carroll High School
1300 West Old Liberty Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Century High School
355 Ronsdale Rd
Eldersburg, MD 21784
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Liberty High School
5855 Bartholow Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Friendship School
6505 Ridenour Way E Ste 1b
Sykesville, MD 21784
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
St Stephens Classical Christian Academy
2275 Liberty Rd
Eldersburg, MD 21784
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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