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ZIP Code 21791

Primary City:Union Bridge, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:17pm)
Coordinates:39.5, -77.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21791

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21791. 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 21791. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21791, 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:
Union Bridge, MD
Acceptable:
Linwood

Stats and Demographics for the 21791 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21791 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 21791 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21791 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,281
Population Density 107 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,053
Median Home Value $319,800
Land Area 49.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,907
Median Household Income $87,531

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male15016620019114812514212316422224721018712890715228
Female14517017119214610512415420622721319318314198625750
Total29533637138329423026627737044946040337026918813310978

Gender

 Male 2,644 50%
 Female 2,637 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,052 95.7%
 Black Or African American 124 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2010722239037121812839
Renter337378955444269
Total5318030048542526215448

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,206 63%
 Single Guardian 271 14%
 Singles 339 18%
 Singles With Roommate 91 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,250 66%
 Households with Kids 657 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2532432629392936333340403354364446293633
Female2334322632372636393342333429354248353225
Total4866755261765572726682736783718694646858

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21791 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21791 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21791 real estate data, the median home value of $319,800 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 21791. Rentals in 21791 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21791 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,278 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,097 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 398 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 412 20%
 Households Vacant 146 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 23 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 80 18%
 2 Bedroom 127 29%
 3+ Bedroom 236 53%
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 $87,531 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21791 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 21791. 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 2,129 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,148 26%
 No Earnings 1,090 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 2,129 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,148 26%
 No Earnings 1,090 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,667 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 4%
 Worked at Home 126 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 172 9%
 High School Graduate 1,253 68%
 Associate's degree 97 5%
 Bachelor's degree 241 13%
 Master's degree 39 2%
 Professional school degree 15 1%
 Doctorate degree 32 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,216 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21791

ZIP Code 21791 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21791.

Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary
119 North Main St
Union Bridge, MD 21791
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Francis Scott Key High School
3825 Bark Hill Rd
Union Bridge, MD 21791
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Carroll County Public Schools

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