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ZIP Code 21851

Primary City:Pocomoke City, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:42pm)
Coordinates:38.1, -75.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21851. 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 21851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21851, 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:
Pocomoke City, MD
Unacceptable:
Pocomoke

Stats and Demographics for the 21851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21851 is located in southeast Maryland and covers a slightly higher 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 21851 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 21851 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,315
Population Density 69 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,365
Median Home Value $160,300
Land Area 105.73 sq mi
Water Area 2.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,914
Median Household Income $39,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male212238233240204176187182215275277231193159135849643
Female242234265272224187205209245320317259249165160158103121
Total454472498512428363392391460595594490442324295242199164

Gender

 Male 3,380 46%
 Female 3,935 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,414 60.3%
 Black Or African American 2,541 34.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.4%
 Asian 117 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 57 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 155 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1913726546442431022768
Renter712121691981341038528
Total9034943466255841331296

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,285 44%
 Single Guardian 720 25%
 Singles 786 27%
 Singles With Roommate 123 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,947 67%
 Households with Kids 967 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4146404647413662524153434749434462504149
Female6644454530493953635361595438546950425754
Total1079085917790751151159411410210187971131129298103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21851 has a slightly less than average 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 21851 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 21851 real estate data, the median home value of $160,300 is slightly less 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 21851. Rentals in 21851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,234 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 65 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,231 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 683 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,000 30%
 Households Vacant 451 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 116 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 73 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 181 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 7%
 1 Bedroom 205 22%
 2 Bedroom 342 37%
 3+ Bedroom 317 34%
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 $39,859 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21851 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21851 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 2,095 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,479 25%
 No Earnings 2,377 40%
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 2,095 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,479 25%
 No Earnings 2,377 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,790 90.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 162 5.3%
 Worked at Home 103 3.3%
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 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 502 21.6%
 High School Graduate 1,269 54.7%
 Associate's degree 78 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 331 14.3%
 Master's degree 97 4.2%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 32 1.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,362 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 197 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21851

ZIP Code 21851 is in the Worcester County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21851.

Pocomoke Elementary
2119 Pocomoke Beltway
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Worcester County Public Schools
Pocomoke Middle School
800 8th St
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Worcester County Public Schools
Pocomoke High School
1817 Old Virginia Rd
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Worcester County Public Schools

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