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ZIP Code 21840

Primary City:Nanticoke, MD (View All Cities)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (1:03pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.26, -75.89
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21840. 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 21840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21840, 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:
Nanticoke, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21840 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 21840 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21840 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 375
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 276
Median Home Value $317,900
Land Area 5.23 sq mi
Water Area 7.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 171
Median Household Income $55,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male891311596815161321191110893
Female2661156751614172114151110141
Total10151922101513133130304233262118234

Gender

 Male 194 52%
 Female 181 48%
Gender

Race

 White 282 75.2%
 Black Or African American 76 20.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1620274222223
Renter06573340
Total11225344525263

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 90 53%
 Single Guardian 25 15%
 Singles 49 29%
 Singles With Roommate 7 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 134 78%
 Households with Kids 37 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male31213105051313342203
Female01002110201203134210
Total32215215252516476413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21840 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21840 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21840 real estate data, the median home value of $317,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21840. Rentals in 21840 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 375 100%
 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 87 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 56 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 10%
 Households Vacant 105 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 53 80%
 3+ Bedroom 13 20%
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 $55,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21840 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21840 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. In 21840 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 75 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 102 25%
 No Earnings 233 57%
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 75 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 102 25%
 No Earnings 233 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 164 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 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 38 29%
 High School Graduate 30 23%
 Associate's degree 19 14%
 Bachelor's degree 31 23%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 14 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 79 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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