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ZIP Code 21793

Primary City:Walkersville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (2:59am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.49, -77.34
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21793

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21793. 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 21793. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21793, 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:
Walkersville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21793 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21793 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 21793 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 small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21793 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,775
Population Density 479 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,591
Median Home Value $288,100
Land Area 20.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,404
Median Household Income $81,970

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male321373369361242250269289346377380333320161118725851
Female30034437837125126327130336641442836232720416310892140
Total621717747732493513540592712791808695647365281180150191

Gender

 Male 4,690 48%
 Female 5,085 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,382 85.7%
 Black Or African American 694 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.2%
 Asian 194 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 192 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 290 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2327954574967430115759
Renter3311711510978925815
Total5639666085875239321574

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,119 62%
 Single Guardian 544 16%
 Singles 625 18%
 Singles With Roommate 116 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,021 59%
 Households with Kids 1,383 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6966736179757674696668786790768584556158
Female5162588360747063775981838174997277735044
Total120128131144139149146137146125149161148164175157161128111102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21793 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 21793 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 21793 real estate data, the median home value of $288,100 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 21793. Rentals in 21793 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21793 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,652 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 119 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,282 64%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 505 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 617 17%
 Households Vacant 187 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 23.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 59 31.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 7.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 62 33.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 75 10%
 2 Bedroom 198 26%
 3+ Bedroom 479 64%
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 $81,970 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21793 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. Most commuters in 21793 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,009 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,946 24%
 No Earnings 2,095 26%
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 4,009 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,946 24%
 No Earnings 2,095 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,957 92.2%
 Public transportation 45 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 144 2.7%
 Worked at Home 213 4.0%
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 199 5.9%
 High School Graduate 1,766 52.7%
 Associate's degree 172 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 657 19.6%
 Master's degree 463 13.8%
 Professional school degree 18 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 77 2.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,986 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 280 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 263 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21793

ZIP Code 21793 is in the Frederick County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21793.

Glade Elementary
9525 Glade Rd
Walkersville, MD 21793
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Walkersville Elementary
83 West Frederick St
Walkersville, MD 21793
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Walkersville Middle School
55 West Frederick St
Walkersville, MD 21793
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Walkersville High School
81 West Frederick St
Walkersville, MD 21793
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Frederick County Public Schools

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