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ZIP Code 21871

Primary City:Westover, MD (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (6:08pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.1, -75.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21871. 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 21871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21871, 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:
Westover, MD
Unacceptable:
Easton Correctional Inst, Kingston, Rumbley

Stats and Demographics for the 21871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21871 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 21871 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21871 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,124
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,080
Median Home Value $151,900
Land Area 67.79 sq mi
Water Area 6.93 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 825
Median Household Income $41,696

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46486675575853516195102102875147412812
Female557161605145415568848679885045542328
Total1011191271351081039410612917918818117510192955140

Gender

 Male 1,080 51%
 Female 1,044 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,526 71.8%
 Black Or African American 525 24.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.3%
 Asian 13 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner428701601661159023
Renter12312842308108
Total16599820219612310031

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 436 53%
 Single Guardian 134 16%
 Singles 213 26%
 Singles With Roommate 42 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 600 73%
 Households with Kids 225 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male155967131288111315207101122191314
Female1114881414151414141412111017811111314
Total2619171421272722222527273117271933302628

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21871 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21871 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21871 real estate data, the median home value of $151,900 is slightly less than average 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 21871. Rentals in 21871 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,040 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 84 4%
 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 379 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 277 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 169 16%
 Households Vacant 255 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 4.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 19 7.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 39.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 45.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 4%
 3+ Bedroom 157 96%
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 $41,696 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21871 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21871 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21871 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 531 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 459 15%
 No Earnings 1,973 67%
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 531 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 459 15%
 No Earnings 1,973 67%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 629 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 4%
 Worked at Home 70 10%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 531 27.5%
 High School Graduate 1,227 63.6%
 Associate's degree 104 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 55 2.8%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 6 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 97 39%
 Enrolled in Private School 116 46%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21871

ZIP Code 21871 is in the Somerset County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21871.

Ewell School
7982a Tawes Campus Dr
Westover, MD 21871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Somerset 6/7 Intermediate School
7970 Tawes Campus Rd
Westover, MD 21871
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
J. M. Tawes Vocational Center
7982 Tawes Campus Rd
Westover, MD 21871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Holly Grove Christian School
7317 Mennonite Church Rd
Westover, MD 21871
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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