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ZIP Code 21861

Primary City:Sharptown, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Wicomico County
Timezone: Eastern (12:51am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.55, -75.71
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21861. 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 21861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21861, 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:
Sharptown, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21861 is located in east 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 21861 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21861 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 757
Population Density 289 people per sq mi
Housing Units 337
Median Home Value $157,200
Land Area 2.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 292
Median Household Income $42,933

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male 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
Male262025212027152520283626181414874
Female112730302622172631412720251915101412
Total374755514649325151696346433329182116

Gender

 Male 354 47%
 Female 403 53%
Gender

Race

 White 698 92.2%
 Black Or African American 42 5.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner424406043312610
Renter51319103310
Total937597046342710

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 158 54%
 Single Guardian 52 18%
 Singles 64 22%
 Singles With Roommate 18 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 194 66%
 Households with Kids 98 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male53665453366751488104
Female13437445776377887254
Total661091289810131210128121615358

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21861 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21861 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21861 real estate data, the median home value of $157,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21861 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 757 100%
 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 139 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 99 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 54 16%
 Households Vacant 45 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 28 44%
 3+ Bedroom 36 56%
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 $42,933 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21861 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 21861 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 270 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 141 21%
 No Earnings 251 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 270 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 141 21%
 No Earnings 251 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 363 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 16 4%
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. 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 64 22%
 High School Graduate 174 61%
 Associate's degree 6 2%
 Bachelor's degree 25 9%
 Master's degree 16 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 172 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 40 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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