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ZIP Code 21050

Primary City:Forest Hill, MD (View All Cities)
County: Harford County
Timezone: Eastern (4:21pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.59, -76.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21050

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21050. 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 21050. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21050, 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:
Forest Hill, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21050 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21050 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 21050 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 21050 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,202
Population Density 641 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,609
Median Home Value $338,400
Land Area 28.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,386
Median Household Income $86,901

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5464434898
5-96956191,314
10-148367831,619
15-196806941,374
20-24442438880
25-29365360725
30-34372371743
35-395206301,150
40-447478481,595
45-498689101,778
50-547357491,484
55-595756171,192
60-64484479963
65-69318425743
70-74270315585
75-79178263441
80-84152223375
85 Plus79264343

Gender

 Male 8,780 48%
 Female 9,422 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,046 93.6%
 Black Or African American 517 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.1%
 Asian 304 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 54 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 261 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24324476
25-34414137551
35-441,1931481,341
45-541,6321371,769
55-641,150671,217
65-7473650786
75-8443265497
85 Plus8069149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,242 66%
 Single Guardian 735 12%
 Singles 1,178 18%
 Singles With Roommate 231 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,827 60%
 Households with Kids 2,559 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18671157
28997186
310190191
499108207
5120105225
6129120249
7141125266
8141125266
9164144308
10165164329
11153182335
12160123283
13163155318
14195159354
15155147302
16163177340
17150163313
18101101202
19111106217
20103110213

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21050 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21050 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 21050 real estate data, the median home value of $338,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21050 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21050 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21050 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,957 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 242 1.3%
 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 4,439 67%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,230 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 717 11%
 Households Vacant 223 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 22.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 64 28.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 6.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 11.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 30.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 33 5%
 2 Bedroom 244 40%
 3+ Bedroom 336 55%
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 $86,901 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21050 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 21050. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,517 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,433 24%
 No Earnings 4,181 30%
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 6,517 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,433 24%
 No Earnings 4,181 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,135 91%
 Public transportation 155 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 1%
 Worked at Home 533 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 464 8%
 High School Graduate 2,766 47%
 Associate's degree 385 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,510 26%
 Master's degree 589 10%
 Professional school degree 80 1%
 Doctorate degree 109 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,058 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 773 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 383 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21050

ZIP Code 21050 is in the Harford County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21050.

Forest Lakes Elementary
100 Osborne Parkway
Forest Hill, MD 21050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools
Forest Hill Elementary
2407 Rocks Rd
Forest Hill, MD 21050
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harford County Public Schools

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