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ZIP Code 21901

Primary City:North East, MD (View All Cities)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (7:32am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -76.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21901. 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 21901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21901, 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:
North East, MD
Unacceptable:
Northeast

Stats and Demographics for the 21901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21901 is located in northeast 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 21901 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 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 21901 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,875
Population Density 323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,648
Median Home Value $248,800
Land Area 49.20 sq mi
Water Area 3.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,853
Median Household Income $65,951

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
Male6055665875704534935055185876265975134672821851338048
Female564561537571479494560552588636617513484312209158115110
Total1,1691,1271,1241,1419329871,0651,0701,1751,2621,2141,026951594394291195158

Gender

 Male 7,815 49%
 Female 8,060 51%
Gender

Race

 White 14,580 91.8%
 Black Or African American 682 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 161 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 88 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 325 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner444968151,06192850924764
Renter182397344347215907737
Total2268931,1591,4081,143599324101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,191 55%
 Single Guardian 1,048 18%
 Singles 1,278 22%
 Singles With Roommate 336 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,603 62%
 Households with Kids 2,250 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12112611311312310011512410411311211811612811211812311210596
Female125131104106109110112111119102104110119102116125116102112103
Total246257217219232210227235223215216228235230228243239214217199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21901 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 21901 real estate data, the median home value of $248,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21901 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,839 99.8%
 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 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,255 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 909 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,689 25%
 Households Vacant 795 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 131 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 88 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 382 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 166 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 2%
 1 Bedroom 296 18%
 2 Bedroom 580 36%
 3+ Bedroom 710 44%
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 $65,951 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21901 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 21901. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,840 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,040 23%
 No Earnings 4,095 32%
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 5,840 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,040 23%
 No Earnings 4,095 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,016 91.5%
 Public transportation 85 1.1%
 Taxicab 23 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 2.3%
 Worked at Home 361 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 546 10%
 High School Graduate 3,038 57%
 Associate's degree 432 8%
 Bachelor's degree 886 17%
 Master's degree 311 6%
 Professional school degree 57 1%
 Doctorate degree 64 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,425 70.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 641 18.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 362 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21901

ZIP Code 21901 is in the Cecil County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21901.

Bay View Elementary
910 North East Rd
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
North East Elementary
301 Thomas Ave
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
North East Middle School
200 East Cecil Ave
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
North East High School
300 Irishtown Rd
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Cecil County School of Technology
900 North East Rd
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Rising Sun High School
100 Tiger Dr
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
The Tome School
581 S Maryland Ave
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Elijah School
245 Old Zion Rd
North East, MD 21901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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