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ZIP Code 21048

Primary City:Finksburg, MD (View All Cities)
County: Carroll County
Timezone: Eastern (9:54pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.49, -76.91
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21048

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21048. 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 21048. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21048, 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:
Finksburg, MD
Acceptable:
Patapsco

Stats and Demographics for the 21048 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21048 is located in north 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 21048 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21048 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,650
Population Density 394 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,993
Median Home Value $362,500
Land Area 27.06 sq mi
Water Area 1.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,853
Median Household Income $95,527

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5239250489
5-9347315662
10-14445399844
15-19408389797
20-24259221480
25-29182164346
30-34163197360
35-39246289535
40-44424425849
45-495435471,090
50-545355231,058
55-59467434901
60-64388357745
65-69258266524
70-74174183357
75-79127138265
80-8490114204
85 Plus5985144

Gender

 Male 5,354 50%
 Female 5,296 50%
Gender

Race

 White 10,016 94.0%
 Black Or African American 282 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.1%
 Asian 179 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 126 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24162036
25-3414562207
35-4460555660
45-541,038941,132
55-6488144925
65-7448231513
75-8427727304
85 Plus542276

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,627 68%
 Single Guardian 412 11%
 Singles 646 17%
 Singles With Roommate 168 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,492 65%
 Households with Kids 1,361 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15752109
2404787
35553108
45552107
57059129
66151112
77281153
87764141
96760127
109468162
118482166
128183164
139492186
149274166
158888176
169377170
179193184
187566141
196165126
204654100

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21048 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21048 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 21048 real estate data, the median home value of $362,500 is extremely 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 21048. Rentals in 21048 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21048 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,647 100.0%
 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 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,525 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 973 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 355 9%
 Households Vacant 140 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Sale Only 29 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 53 17%
 2 Bedroom 100 32%
 3+ Bedroom 161 51%
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 $95,527 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21048 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 21048. 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 4,397 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,225 25%
 No Earnings 2,252 25%
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 4,397 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,225 25%
 No Earnings 2,252 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,623 93.3%
 Public transportation 139 2.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 0.7%
 Worked at Home 219 3.6%
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 406 11%
 High School Graduate 1,971 52%
 Associate's degree 244 6%
 Bachelor's degree 808 21%
 Master's degree 280 7%
 Professional school degree 60 2%
 Doctorate degree 55 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,431 69.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 430 21.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 186 9.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21048

ZIP Code 21048 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21048.

Sandymount Elementary
2222 Old Westminster Pk
Finksburg, MD 21048
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Gerstell Academy
2500 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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