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ZIP Code 21826

Primary City:Fruitland, MD (View All Cities)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (3:57am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.32, -75.62
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21826

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21826. 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 21826. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21826, 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:
Fruitland, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21826 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21826 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 21826 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 21826 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,837
Population Density 1,097 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,028
Median Home Value $163,500
Land Area 4.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,822
Median Household Income $54,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male184182154159249155158157144150150118895949523218
Female2121781871771982051881601411661741831137879554143
Total3963603413364473603463172853163243012021371281077361

Gender

 Male 2,259 47%
 Female 2,578 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,943 60.8%
 Black Or African American 1,513 31.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.6%
 Asian 154 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 67 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 129 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3717521123120711910437
Renter1091651331298640309
Total14634034436029315913446

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 782 43%
 Single Guardian 437 24%
 Singles 415 23%
 Singles With Roommate 188 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,132 62%
 Households with Kids 690 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3434443939303350303734312824363725313056
Female4439483339373331383647443030402633314738
Total7873927278676681687381755854766358627794

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21826 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21826 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21826 real estate data, the median home value of $163,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21826 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21826 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21826 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,833 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 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 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 816 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 305 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 701 35%
 Households Vacant 206 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Sale Only 47 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 75 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 4%
 1 Bedroom 75 10%
 2 Bedroom 285 36%
 3+ Bedroom 390 50%
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 $54,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21826 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21826 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 21826 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 1,874 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,089 28%
 No Earnings 990 25%
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 1,874 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,089 28%
 No Earnings 990 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,630 98.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.6%
 Worked at Home 21 0.8%
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 283 19%
 High School Graduate 742 49%
 Associate's degree 46 3%
 Bachelor's degree 280 19%
 Master's degree 103 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 54 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 788 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 49 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 130 13.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21826

ZIP Code 21826 is in the Wicomico County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21826.

Fruitland Primary
301 North Division St
Fruitland, MD 21826
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Fruitland Intermediate
208 West Main St
Fruitland, MD 21826
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Stepping Stones Learning Academy
402 W Main St
Fruitland, MD 21826
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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