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ZIP Code 21838

Primary City:Marion Station, MD (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (12:47pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.0, -75.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21838. 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 21838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21838, 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:
Marion Station, MD
Acceptable:
Marion, Marion Sta

Stats and Demographics for the 21838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21838 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 21838 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21838 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,736
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 894
Median Home Value $162,400
Land Area 53.45 sq mi
Water Area 7.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 671
Median Household Income $70,905

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male605551614934314451687364775639242410
Female415140674235345744776882684936292619
Total101106911289169651019514514114614510575535029

Gender

 Male 871 50%
 Female 865 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,265 72.9%
 Black Or African American 330 19.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.6%
 Asian 15 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 83 4.8%
 Two Or More Races 33 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner823731271511046515
Renter326291814834
Total11491021451651126819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 384 57%
 Single Guardian 108 16%
 Singles 149 22%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 470 70%
 Households with Kids 201 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1211121110159912910118139141412127
Female46111071115612595111010132015911
Total1617232117262415241419161923192734272118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21838 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21838 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 21838 real estate data, the median home value of $162,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21838. Rentals in 21838 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,728 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 8 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 339 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 227 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 105 12%
 Households Vacant 223 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 25 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 79 35%
 For Migrant Workers 5 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 93 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 19%
 3+ Bedroom 29 81%
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 $70,905 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21838 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. Most commuters in 21838 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 591 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 237 16%
 No Earnings 622 43%
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 591 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 237 16%
 No Earnings 622 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 700 88%
 Public transportation 14 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 6%
 Worked at Home 30 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 60 10%
 High School Graduate 448 75%
 Associate's degree 7 1%
 Bachelor's degree 40 7%
 Master's degree 22 4%
 Professional school degree 13 2%
 Doctorate degree 10 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 216 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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