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ZIP Code 21829

Primary City:Girdletree, MD (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (1:26pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.10, -75.39
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21829

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21829. 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 21829. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21829, 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:
Girdletree, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21829 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21829 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 21829 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21829 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 527
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 247
Median Home Value $172,500
Land Area 18.21 sq mi
Water Area 2.29 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 211
Median Household Income $43,684

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male191828101414111120241330102110747
Female912201216111017182122141622111267
Total283048223025212838453544264321191014

Gender

 Male 271 51%
 Female 256 49%
Gender

Race

 White 447 84.8%
 Black Or African American 58 11.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11421263536189
Renter4710127164
Total521313842372413

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 102 48%
 Single Guardian 40 19%
 Singles 59 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 148 70%
 Households with Kids 63 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32460842454766122412
Female31301413346316152404
Total637611255791010712274816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21829 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21829 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21829 real estate data, the median home value of $172,500 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 21829. Rentals in 21829 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21829 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 527 100%
 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 91 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 21%
 Households Vacant 36 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 6 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 19%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 37 53%
 3+ Bedroom 33 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 $43,684 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21829 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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, 21829 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. Most commuters in 21829 can expect to fall in that range. 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 292 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 32%
 No Earnings 130 21%
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 292 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 32%
 No Earnings 130 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 380 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 5%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 19 7%
 High School Graduate 212 73%
 Associate's degree 49 17%
 Bachelor's degree 10 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 253 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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