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ZIP Code 21915

Primary City:Chesapeake City, MD (View All Cities)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (9:26pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.50, -75.85
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21915

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21915. 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 21915. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21915, 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:
Chesapeake City, MD
Acceptable:
Chesapeake Cy

Stats and Demographics for the 21915 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21915 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 21915 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21915 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,030
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,582
Median Home Value $299,800
Land Area 25.33 sq mi
Water Area 4.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,236
Median Household Income $69,701

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male687889108807283761081591131441246865532418
Female63778486576758711311351461391109768562629
Total1311551731941371391411472392942592832341651331095047

Gender

 Male 1,530 50%
 Female 1,500 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,880 95.0%
 Black Or African American 55 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.2%
 Other Race 52 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3611262372681588632
Renter124952614423213
Total1511017829831218110735

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 690 56%
 Single Guardian 166 13%
 Singles 314 25%
 Singles With Roommate 66 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 896 72%
 Households with Kids 340 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148151717152010161323211814241824182418
Female1313121118178201415201715171915192679
Total2721272835322830302843383331433343443127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21915 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21915 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 21915 real estate data, the median home value of $299,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 21915. Rentals in 21915 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21915 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,025 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 683 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 288 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 265 17%
 Households Vacant 346 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 9.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.9%
 For Sale Only 29 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 241 69.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 9.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 17%
 1 Bedroom 93 42%
 2 Bedroom 42 19%
 3+ Bedroom 49 22%
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 $69,701 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21915 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21915 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. In 21915 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,142 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 491 20%
 No Earnings 772 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 1,142 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 491 20%
 No Earnings 772 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,227 86.4%
 Public transportation 2 0.1%
 Taxicab 3 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 1.7%
 Worked at Home 164 11.5%
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 69 6.7%
 High School Graduate 554 54.0%
 Associate's degree 122 11.9%
 Bachelor's degree 198 19.3%
 Master's degree 62 6.0%
 Professional school degree 16 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 316 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21915

ZIP Code 21915 is in the Cecil County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21915.

Chesapeake City Elementary
214 Third St
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Bohemia Manor Middle School
2757 Augustine Herman Hwy
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Bohemia Manor High School
2755 Augustine Herman Hwy
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools

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