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ZIP Code 21856

Primary City:Quantico, MD (View All Cities)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.32, -75.80
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21856. 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 21856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21856, 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:
Quantico, MD
Unacceptable:
Whitehaven

Stats and Demographics for the 21856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21856 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 21856 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21856 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,035
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 440
Median Home Value $258,000
Land Area 35.03 sq mi
Water Area 3.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 349
Median Household Income $50,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3032263225463647476837423031231688
Female203335261617213531293545262817151111
Total506561584163578278977287565940311919

Gender

 Male 584 56%
 Female 451 44%
Gender

Race

 White 720 69.6%
 Black Or African American 280 27.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 21 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21650526555289
Renter4179199941
Total633597174643210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 204 58%
 Single Guardian 56 16%
 Singles 72 21%
 Singles With Roommate 17 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 237 68%
 Households with Kids 112 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male67629645883366767936
Female35438868385688474563
Total9121051714101311168914141113111499

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21856 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21856 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 21856 real estate data, the median home value of $258,000 is high 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 21856. Rentals in 21856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 902 87%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 122 12%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 11 1%
 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 197 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 80 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 72 16%
 Households Vacant 91 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 10 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 16 22%
 3+ Bedroom 56 78%
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 $50,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21856 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21856 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 21856 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 160 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 33%
 No Earnings 301 44%
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 160 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 224 33%
 No Earnings 301 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 283 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 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 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 69 21%
 High School Graduate 125 38%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 114 35%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 17 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 169 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21856

ZIP Code 21856 is in the Wicomico County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21856.

Westside Primary
6046 Quantico Rd
Quantico, MD 21856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools

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