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ZIP Code 21853

Primary City:Princess Anne, MD (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (8:54am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.2, -75.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21853

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21853. 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 21853. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21853, 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:
Princess Anne, MD
Unacceptable:
Oriole

Stats and Demographics for the 21853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21853 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 21853 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21853 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,126
Population Density 94 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,431
Median Home Value $169,600
Land Area 118.99 sq mi
Water Area 10.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,807
Median Household Income $37,758

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male295248249722951291233200211285283283232211123906651
Female2762512691,0791,221327271227254297341318257194139123111147
Total5714995181,8012,172618504427465582624601489405262213177198

Gender

 Male 5,024 45%
 Female 6,102 55%
Gender

Race

 White 4,376 39.3%
 Black Or African American 6,232 56.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.2%
 Asian 89 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 159 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 239 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3115925942949032219262
Renter635365226266175996136
Total66652448569566542125398

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,330 35%
 Single Guardian 799 21%
 Singles 1,384 36%
 Singles With Roommate 294 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,760 72%
 Households with Kids 1,047 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6465536264385947404843604751405469233326277
Female4663485955514051546550405262455163387533442
Total11012810112111989999894113931009911385105132620859719

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21853 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21853 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 21853 real estate data, the median home value of $169,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21853 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21853 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 21853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,881 79.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 132 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,095 18.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,261 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 683 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,863 42%
 Households Vacant 624 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 169 27.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2.2%
 For Sale Only 64 10.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 165 26.4%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 28.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 290 19%
 2 Bedroom 711 46%
 3+ Bedroom 560 36%
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 $37,758 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21853 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. More commuters in 21853 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 2,698 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,138 34%
 No Earnings 3,362 37%
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 2,698 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,138 34%
 No Earnings 3,362 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,488 83.1%
 Public transportation 166 4.0%
 Taxicab 16 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 307 7.3%
 Worked at Home 219 5.2%
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 460 20.0%
 High School Graduate 1,224 53.2%
 Associate's degree 134 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 304 13.2%
 Master's degree 130 5.7%
 Professional school degree 13 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 34 1.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,254 70.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 191 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 323 18.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21853

ZIP Code 21853 is in the Somerset County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21853.

Greenwood Elementary School
11412 Dryden Rd
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Princess Anne Elementary
11576 Lankford St
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Washington Academy and High School
10902 Old Princess Anne Rd
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Well Watered Wells Leadership Academy
30529 Prince William St
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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