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ZIP Code 21903

Primary City:Perryville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (11:27am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.58, -76.04
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21903

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21903. 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 21903. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21903, 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:
Perryville, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21903 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21903 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 21903 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21903 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,687
Population Density 469 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,613
Median Home Value $270,200
Land Area 12.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,280
Median Household Income $66,518

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16517322019416713415215920325225920820113274615025
Female15916214818914413917319223027724320019411890825959
Total32433536838331127332535143352950240839525016414310984

Gender

 Male 2,829 50%
 Female 2,858 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,932 86.7%
 Black Or African American 460 8.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 69 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 51 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 144 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1614827142836919010142
Renter3397119155131897417
Total4924539058350027917559

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,145 50%
 Single Guardian 355 16%
 Singles 656 29%
 Singles With Roommate 124 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,576 69%
 Households with Kids 704 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3433392336273141384247324455513741313435
Female3232234035293428362543262331333645334225
Total6665626371566569746790586786847386647660

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21903 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21903 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 21903 real estate data, the median home value of $270,200 is high 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 21903. Rentals in 21903 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21903 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,649 99.3%
 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 38 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,215 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 350 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 715 27%
 Households Vacant 333 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 64 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 145 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 4%
 1 Bedroom 347 36%
 2 Bedroom 181 19%
 3+ Bedroom 398 41%
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 $66,518 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21903 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21903 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,937 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,098 22%
 No Earnings 2,035 40%
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 1,937 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,098 22%
 No Earnings 2,035 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,433 90%
 Public transportation 108 4%
 Taxicab 26 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 94 3%
 Worked at Home 50 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 255 12.8%
 High School Graduate 1,003 50.4%
 Associate's degree 46 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 470 23.6%
 Master's degree 169 8.5%
 Professional school degree 33 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 867 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 260 22%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21903

ZIP Code 21903 is in the Cecil County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21903.

Perryville Elementary
901 Maywood Ave
Perryville, MD 21903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Perryville Middle School
850 Aiken Ave
Perryville, MD 21903
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Perryville High School
1696 Perryville Rd
Perryville, MD 21903
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Susquehanna Adventist School
36 Blythedale Rd
Perryville, MD 21903
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Good Shepherd Catholic School
800 Aiken Ave
Perryville, MD 21903
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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