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ZIP Code 21801

Primary City:Salisbury, MD (View All Cities)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (9:17pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.38, -75.64
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21801. 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 21801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21801, 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:
Salisbury, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21801 is located in southeast 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 21801 are primarily white. The number of young 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 single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21801 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,961
Population Density 708 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,922
Median Home Value $199,200
Land Area 42.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,737
Median Household Income $51,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9629759191,5191,4218037627668611,0121,034882761571358301195164
Female9599088951,8091,3408697848369051,1041,117975875648443412373443
Total1,9211,8831,8143,3282,7611,6721,5461,6021,7662,1162,1511,8571,6361,219801713568607

Gender

 Male 14,266 48%
 Female 15,695 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,263 57.6%
 Black Or African American 10,517 35.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.2%
 Asian 806 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 602 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 687 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner725441,0141,5391,455951585180
Renter656841718759578365307173
Total7281,3851,7322,2982,0331,316892353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,652 43%
 Single Guardian 2,370 22%
 Singles 2,830 26%
 Singles With Roommate 885 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,154 67%
 Households with Kids 3,583 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male187206206169200174208218175183189184188175182196208458475366
Female204190205190173184170186195222169156185163172216197631593421
Total3913964113593733583784043704053583403733383544124051,0891,068787

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21801 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21801 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21801 real estate data, the median home value of $199,200 is slightly higher than average 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 21801. Rentals in 21801 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,175 90.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 511 1.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 330 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,760 5.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 164 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,660 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,680 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,397 37%
 Households Vacant 1,185 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 464 39.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 1.8%
 For Sale Only 219 18.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 6.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 364 30.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 182 4%
 1 Bedroom 937 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,303 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,633 40%
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 $51,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21801 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. More commuters in 21801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,435 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,437 34%
 No Earnings 7,727 31%
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 8,435 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,437 34%
 No Earnings 7,727 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,865 88.6%
 Public transportation 178 1.3%
 Taxicab 110 0.8%
 Motorcycle 20 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 856 6.4%
 Worked at Home 367 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,612 19%
 High School Graduate 4,098 48%
 Associate's degree 237 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,384 16%
 Master's degree 552 6%
 Professional school degree 292 3%
 Doctorate degree 320 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,535 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 657 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 610 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21801

ZIP Code 21801 is in the Wicomico County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21801.

Salisbury Middle School
607 Morris St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
North Salisbury Elementary
1213 Emerson Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Pemberton Elementary
1300 Pemberton Dr
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Pinehurst Elementary
520 South Pinehurst Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Charles H. Chipman Elementary
711 Lake St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
West Salisbury Elementary
1321 West Rd
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
St Francis De Sales Catholic School
500 Camden Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Asbury Child Development Center
1401 Camden Ave
Salisbury, MD 21801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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