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ZIP Code 21917

Primary City:Colora, MD (View All Cities)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (7:44pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.67, -76.10
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21917. 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 21917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21917, 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:
Colora, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21917 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 21917 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21917 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,520
Population Density 322 people per sq mi
Housing Units 907
Median Home Value $253,100
Land Area 7.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 865
Median Household Income $85,234

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
Male68931131107840509010712812888796940231212
Female508578765355609010713010374775128332220
Total1181781911861319511018021425823116215612068563432

Gender

 Male 1,328 53%
 Female 1,192 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,409 95.6%
 Black Or African American 33 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 17 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 39 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner748163231148964717
Renter8192525151042
Total15671882561631065119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 587 68%
 Single Guardian 110 13%
 Singles 125 14%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 540 62%
 Households with Kids 325 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1910131714252016182622271919242420241819
Female9115112016121324141613191620171812914
Total2821182834413229424038403835444138362733

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21917 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21917 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 21917 real estate data, the median home value of $253,100 is high 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 21917. Rentals in 21917 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,463 98%
 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 57 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 590 65%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 167 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 12%
 Households Vacant 42 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 32 24%
 3+ Bedroom 101 76%
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 $85,234 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21917 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 21917. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,191 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 527 26%
 No Earnings 294 15%
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 1,191 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 527 26%
 No Earnings 294 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,449 92.5%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 31 2.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 1.9%
 Worked at Home 53 3.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 48 5%
 High School Graduate 647 71%
 Associate's degree 28 3%
 Bachelor's degree 175 19%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 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 333 59.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 167 29.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 62 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21917

ZIP Code 21917 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21917.

West Nottingham Academy
1079 Firetower Rd
Colora, MD 21917
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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