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ZIP Code 21794

Primary City:West Friendship, MD (View All Cities)
County: Howard County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.30, -76.97
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21794

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21794. 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 21794. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21794, 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:
West Friendship, MD
Acceptable:
W Friendship

Stats and Demographics for the 21794 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21794 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 21794 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 slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21794 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,434
Population Density 279 people per sq mi
Housing Units 777
Median Home Value $704,100
Land Area 8.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 756
Median Household Income $178,977

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
Male401011321415534244011311214610268433228108
Female49911161005328317010614713385574832271418
Total8919224824110862551102192592791871259164552426

Gender

 Male 1,229 50%
 Female 1,205 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,954 80.3%
 Black Or African American 138 5.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 271 11.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 63 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11813626316080408
Renter311999432
Total429145272169844310

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 596 79%
 Single Guardian 73 10%
 Singles 70 9%
 Singles With Roommate 17 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 397 53%
 Households with Kids 359 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3912919141628242023284219282543261914
Female916710161415212523291621272926288915
Total1225191935283149494352446346575171342829

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21794 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21794 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21794 real estate data, the median home value of $704,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21794. Rentals in 21794 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21794 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,415 99.2%
 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 19 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 560 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 146 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 6%
 Households Vacant 21 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Sale Only 10 48%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 33 100%
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 $178,977 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21794 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21794 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 21794. 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 982 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 341 17%
 No Earnings 734 36%
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 982 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 341 17%
 No Earnings 734 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,028 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 4%
 Worked at Home 184 15%
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 36 4%
 High School Graduate 261 31%
 Associate's degree 63 7%
 Bachelor's degree 207 24%
 Master's degree 242 28%
 Professional school degree 24 3%
 Doctorate degree 17 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 606 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 82 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21794

ZIP Code 21794 is in the Howard County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21794.

West Friendship Elementary
12500 Frederick Rd
West Friendship, MD 21794
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howard County Public Schools

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