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ZIP Code 21804

Primary City:Salisbury, MD (View All Cities)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (5:27pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.35, -75.53
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21804

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21804. 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 21804. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21804, 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 21804 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21804 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 21804 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21804 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,491
Population Density 518 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,184
Median Home Value $173,800
Land Area 74.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,937
Median Household Income $48,904

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1971,0821,0721,7082,1941,4021,1101,0159581,1491,1851,037866689440389275275
Female1,1491,1661,0541,8922,5141,3941,2321,0961,1391,2701,3001,2021,047801598555512527
Total2,3462,2482,1263,6004,7082,7962,3422,1112,0972,4192,4852,2391,9131,4901,038944787802

Gender

 Male 18,043 47%
 Female 20,448 53%
Gender

Race

 White 26,572 69.0%
 Black Or African American 8,626 22.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.2%
 Asian 1,101 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 993 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,101 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1418421,0901,8221,7841,281951361
Renter1,5001,6641,1481,034602295239183
Total1,6412,5062,2382,8562,3861,5761,190544

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,945 40%
 Single Guardian 2,961 20%
 Singles 4,049 27%
 Singles With Roommate 1,982 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,543 71%
 Households with Kids 4,394 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male255237260205212222209219220240202210223197231214227418618565
Female233245232220217276232220221219204202224205211218246589628711
Total4884824924254294984414394414594064124474024424324731,0071,2461,276

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21804 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21804 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 21804 real estate data, the median home value of $173,800 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 21804. Rentals in 21804 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21804 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,118 96.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 289 0.8%
 Other Institutional 11 0.0%
 College Student Housing 890 2.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 174 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,750 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,522 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,665 41%
 Households Vacant 1,247 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 596 48%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 236 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 272 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 110 2%
 1 Bedroom 559 9%
 2 Bedroom 2,760 43%
 3+ Bedroom 3,063 47%
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 $48,904 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21804 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 21804 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,288 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,733 32%
 No Earnings 8,846 29%
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 12,288 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,733 32%
 No Earnings 8,846 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,877 94.9%
 Public transportation 140 0.8%
 Taxicab 94 0.5%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 304 1.7%
 Worked at Home 364 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,452 14%
 High School Graduate 5,475 51%
 Associate's degree 735 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,946 18%
 Master's degree 682 6%
 Professional school degree 256 2%
 Doctorate degree 167 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,489 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 724 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 713 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21804

ZIP Code 21804 is in the Wicomico County Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21804.

Beaver Run School
31481 Ocean City Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Bennett Middle School
200 East College Ave
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
East Salisbury Elementary
1201 Old Ocean City Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Glen Avenue School
1615 Glen Ave
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Prince Street School
400 Prince St
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Wicomico Middle School
635 East Main St
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
James M. Bennett High School
300 East College Ave
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Parkside High School
1015 Beaglin Park Dr
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Wicomico High School
201 Long Ave
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Salisbury Christian School
807 Parker Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Salisbury School
6279 Hobbs Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Salisbury Baptist Academy
6413 Hobbs Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Faith Baptist School
30505 Dagsboro Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Wicomico Day School
1315 Old Ocean City Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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