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ZIP Code 21875

Primary City:Delmar, MD (View All Cities)
County: Sussex County
Timezone: Eastern (10:15pm)
Area code: 302 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.4, -75.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21875

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21875. 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 21875. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21875, 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:
Delmar, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21875 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21875 is located in southwest Delaware 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 21875 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 large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21875 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,467
Population Density 276 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,796
Median Home Value $168,000
Land Area 23.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,486
Median Household Income $40,507

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20022422021720421520619222324024121615114464594021
Female20123024223624023320121324527624724421012793665234
Total4014544624534444484074054685164884603612711571259255

Gender

 Male 3,077 48%
 Female 3,390 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,968 76.8%
 Black Or African American 991 15.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 239 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 80 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 173 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3118729541738725112530
Renter1012141461519233197
Total13240144156847928414437

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,232 50%
 Single Guardian 497 20%
 Singles 570 23%
 Singles With Roommate 187 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,585 64%
 Households with Kids 901 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4239383638555333455241444142474345523044
Female3544434249473853434653484451395058375239
Total778381788710291868898949285938693103898283

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21875 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21875 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 21875 real estate data, the median home value of $168,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21875 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21875 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21875 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,463 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,278 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 445 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 763 27%
 Households Vacant 310 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 132 42.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.6%
 For Sale Only 52 16.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 8.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 27.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 156 20%
 2 Bedroom 261 33%
 3+ Bedroom 383 48%
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 $40,507 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21875 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21875 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. More commuters in 21875 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,762 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,425 29%
 No Earnings 1,771 36%
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 1,762 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,425 29%
 No Earnings 1,771 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,598 97.6%
 Public transportation 8 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 1.2%
 Worked at Home 24 0.9%
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 400 21.5%
 High School Graduate 1,114 59.8%
 Associate's degree 98 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 145 7.8%
 Master's degree 69 3.7%
 Professional school degree 28 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,164 92.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 41 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 49 3.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21875

ZIP Code 21875 is in the Wicomico County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21875.

Delmar Elementary
811 South Second St
Delmar, MD 21875
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wicomico County Public Schools
Salisbury Mennonite School
31608 Dagsboro Rd
Delmar, MD 21875
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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