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ZIP Code 21817

Primary City:Crisfield, MD (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.98, -75.85
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21817

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21817. 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 21817. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21817, 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:
Crisfield, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21817 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 21817 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 21817 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,236
Population Density 358 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,897
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 14.64 sq mi
Water Area 3.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,185
Median Household Income $31,522

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male176167163179129111104127142169184176173148112816439
Female18217915915214713314315417119022117118716712811288108
Total358346322331276244247281313359405347360315240193152147

Gender

 Male 2,444 47%
 Female 2,792 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,833 73.2%
 Black Or African American 1,158 22.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.6%
 Asian 32 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 86 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner147814729432027717261
Renter77149149156117916023
Total9122729645043736823284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 895 41%
 Single Guardian 514 24%
 Singles 678 31%
 Singles With Roommate 98 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,531 70%
 Households with Kids 654 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3537303932364131273134293534353847332629
Female4140432627403732433229313532283828322636
Total7677736559767863706363607066637675655265

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21817 has a large 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 21817 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21817 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 21817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,162 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 66 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 802 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 561 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 822 28%
 Households Vacant 712 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 117 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 237 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 3%
 1 Bedroom 85 12%
 2 Bedroom 214 29%
 3+ Bedroom 410 56%
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 $31,522 is compared to the rest of the country.

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 21817 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,232 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 22%
 No Earnings 1,661 45%
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 1,232 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 22%
 No Earnings 1,661 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,622 90.2%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 3.5%
 Worked at Home 108 6.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 217 15.8%
 High School Graduate 914 66.5%
 Associate's degree 41 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 94 6.8%
 Master's degree 56 4.1%
 Professional school degree 45 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,056 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21817

ZIP Code 21817 is in the Somerset County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21817.

Carter G Woodson Elementary
281a Woodson School Rd
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Crisfield Academy and High School
210 North Somerset Ave
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Crisfield Christian Academy
134 Maryland Ave
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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