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ZIP Code 21787

Primary City:Taneytown, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Carroll
Timezone: Eastern (7:21am)
Coordinates:39.7, -77.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21787

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21787. 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 21787. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21787, 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:
Taneytown, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21787 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21787 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 21787 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 single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21787 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,693
Population Density 186 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,171
Median Home Value $264,900
Land Area 57.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,933
Median Household Income $72,004

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3273464444022802712513004054373783402852722051257253
Female336377377368297295262366408468401336358285214147101104
Total663723821770577566513666813905779676643557419272173157

Gender

 Male 5,193 49%
 Female 5,500 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,992 93.4%
 Black Or African American 323 3.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.2%
 Asian 63 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 60 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 229 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2624760774562653025487
Renter721761691899464407
Total9842377693472059429494

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,324 59%
 Single Guardian 637 16%
 Singles 787 20%
 Singles With Roommate 185 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,511 64%
 Households with Kids 1,422 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male567669716158747776871037874102859183806367
Female5766688478766386747390667672777791675665
Total113142137155139134137163150160193144150174162168174147119132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21787 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21787 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21787 real estate data, the median home value of $264,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21787 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21787 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21787 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,635 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,336 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 786 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 811 19%
 Households Vacant 238 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 53 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 4%
 2 Bedroom 183 34%
 3+ Bedroom 337 62%
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 $72,004 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21787 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 21787. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 4,039 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,178 25%
 No Earnings 2,541 29%
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 4,039 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,178 25%
 No Earnings 2,541 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,165 91.5%
 Public transportation 19 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 222 3.9%
 Worked at Home 223 4.0%
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. 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 531 15.1%
 High School Graduate 2,141 60.7%
 Associate's degree 163 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 473 13.4%
 Master's degree 148 4.2%
 Professional school degree 7 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 64 1.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,765 71.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 297 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 421 17.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21787

ZIP Code 21787 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21787.

Northwest Middle School
99 Kings Dr
Taneytown, MD 21787
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Taneytown Elementary
100 Kings Dr
Taneytown, MD 21787
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools

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