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ZIP Code 21798

Primary City:Woodsboro, MD (View All Cities)
County: Frederick County
Timezone: Eastern (12:58pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.54, -77.29
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21798

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21798. 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 21798. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21798, 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:
Woodsboro, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21798 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21798 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 21798 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21798 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,345
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 896
Median Home Value $322,600
Land Area 16.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 861
Median Household Income $80,000

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
Male616780111666338638311611470666428262414
Female60829287564458608213211585674430463120
Total1211491721981221079612316524822915513310858725534

Gender

 Male 1,154 49%
 Female 1,191 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,176 92.8%
 Black Or African American 59 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 19 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 38 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 49 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner942118207136867022
Renter103224432520134
Total19741422501611068326

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 553 64%
 Single Guardian 90 10%
 Singles 183 21%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 553 64%
 Households with Kids 308 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81912121314101416814241420252627211222
Female111261715181218191621191422172126101315
Total1931182928322232352435432842424753312537

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21798 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21798 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21798 real estate data, the median home value of $322,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21798. Rentals in 21798 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21798 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,345 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 524 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 166 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 171 19%
 Households Vacant 35 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 2 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 3%
 1 Bedroom 60 35%
 2 Bedroom 30 17%
 3+ Bedroom 76 44%
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 $80,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21798 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. A higher percentage of people in 21798 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21798 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 1,104 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 539 25%
 No Earnings 510 24%
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 1,104 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 539 25%
 No Earnings 510 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,168 79.2%
 Public transportation 22 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 2.0%
 Worked at Home 246 16.7%
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 82 8.8%
 High School Graduate 483 52.1%
 Associate's degree 65 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 202 21.8%
 Master's degree 84 9.1%
 Professional school degree 8 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 431 76.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 104 18.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 5.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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