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ZIP Code 21921

Primary City:Elkton, MD (View All Cities)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (3:36am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -75.9
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21921. 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 21921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21921, 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:
Elkton, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21921 is located in northeast Maryland and covers a slightly higher 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 21921 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21921 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,471
Population Density 470 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,232
Median Home Value $253,400
Land Area 94.57 sq mi
Water Area 5.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,081
Median Household Income $65,716

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
Male1,5721,5961,6911,6861,4651,4411,3491,4911,6901,7051,5681,3871,151868499338237176
Female1,4741,5211,6431,5441,4231,4291,4141,5221,7151,7381,7181,4771,243862570508371389
Total3,0463,1173,3343,2302,8882,8702,7633,0133,4053,4433,2862,8642,3941,7301,069846608565

Gender

 Male 21,910 49%
 Female 22,561 51%
Gender

Race

 White 37,731 84.8%
 Black Or African American 4,105 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 129 0.3%
 Asian 688 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.0%
 Other Race 601 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,195 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1241,1532,2242,7502,4431,388740231
Renter5201,2851,060921623327192100
Total6442,4383,2843,6713,0661,715932331

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,325 52%
 Single Guardian 3,137 20%
 Singles 3,563 22%
 Singles With Roommate 1,056 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,974 62%
 Households with Kids 6,107 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male298301351317310307317331331325351357332326360355337312322321
Female301321286292274324300319304325340301338339284334359300267273
Total599622637609584631617650635650691658670665644689696612589594

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21921 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21921 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 21921 real estate data, the median home value of $253,400 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 21921. Rentals in 21921 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,758 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 230 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 257 0.6%
 Other Institutional 17 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 184 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,347 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,706 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,028 29%
 Households Vacant 1,151 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 336 29.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 1.9%
 For Sale Only 221 19.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 259 22.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 274 23.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 114 3%
 1 Bedroom 748 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,823 41%
 3+ Bedroom 1,751 39%
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 $65,716 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21921 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. Most commuters in 21921 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 15,231 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,462 22%
 No Earnings 10,777 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 15,231 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,462 22%
 No Earnings 10,777 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,195 90.9%
 Public transportation 215 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 552 2.8%
 Worked at Home 1,016 5.1%
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 2,123 16%
 High School Graduate 7,459 55%
 Associate's degree 964 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,960 14%
 Master's degree 739 5%
 Professional school degree 136 1%
 Doctorate degree 185 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,885 71.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,398 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,292 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21921

ZIP Code 21921 is in the Cecil County Public Schools. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21921.

Cecil Manor Elementary
971 Elk Mills Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Cherry Hill Middle School
2535 Singerly Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Elkton Middle School
615 North St
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Gilpin Manor Elementary
203 Newark Ave
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Holly Hall Elementary
233 White Hall Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Leeds Elementary
615 Deaver Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Thomson Estates Elementary
203 East Thomson Dr
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Kenmore Elementary
2475 Singerly Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Elk Neck Elementary
41 Racine School Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Elkton High School
110 James St
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cecil County Public Schools
Tri-State Christian Academy
146 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Immaculate Conception School
452 Bow St
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Maranatha Baptist Church Academy
3141 Old Elk Neck Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
High Road School of Cecil County - Elkton
3035 Singerly Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Shorehaven School
1040 Singerly Rd
Elkton, MD 21921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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