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ZIP Code 21872

Primary City:Whaleyville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Worcester County
Timezone: Eastern (12:49am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.41, -75.29
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21872

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21872. 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 21872. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21872, 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:
Whaleyville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21872 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21872 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 21872 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 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 21872 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 718
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 307
Median Home Value $221,700
Land Area 18.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 271
Median Household Income $59,698

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11122322151716133635254223238854
Female15312420152113213136304220171513106
Total264347423038293467715584434023211510

Gender

 Male 338 47%
 Female 380 53%
Gender

Race

 White 602 83.8%
 Black Or African American 85 11.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 14 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01435586136176
Renter19999142
Total12344677037218

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 159 59%
 Single Guardian 43 16%
 Singles 50 18%
 Singles With Roommate 19 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 188 69%
 Households with Kids 83 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male41140224454365740925
Female14235766736366554331
Total553759810118106121112941256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21872 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21872 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 21872 real estate data, the median home value of $221,700 is slightly higher 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 21872. Rentals in 21872 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21872 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 718 100%
 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 137 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 90 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 14%
 Households Vacant 36 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 21 60%
 3+ Bedroom 14 40%
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 $59,698 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21872 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 21872 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 21872 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 176 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 55%
 No Earnings 27 6%
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 176 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 247 55%
 No Earnings 27 6%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 276 84%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 51 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 15 7%
 High School Graduate 168 78%
 Associate's degree 33 15%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 32 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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