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ZIP Code 21202

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Penn-Fallsway|Old Town|East Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (9:09pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.30, -76.61
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21202. 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 21202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21202, 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:
Baltimore, MD
Acceptable:
East Case

Stats and Demographics for the 21202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21202 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21202 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21202 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,832
Population Density 14,384 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,372
Median Home Value $202,200
Land Area 1.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,213
Median Household Income $30,425

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5476433909
5-9374375749
10-14291342633
15-197974531,250
20-241,8791,1453,024
25-292,1931,4373,630
30-341,4888882,376
35-391,1395571,696
40-441,2185241,742
45-491,1805751,755
50-549795501,529
55-597094651,174
60-64478355833
65-69260304564
70-74159206365
75-7989168257
80-8490112202
85 Plus5391144

Gender

 Male 13,852 61%
 Female 8,980 39%
Gender

Race

 White 6,340 27.8%
 Black Or African American 14,982 65.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.2%
 Asian 818 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 218 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 411 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2433797830
25-343452,2182,563
35-443279411,268
45-543419371,278
55-643947061,100
65-74266434700
75-84132229361
85 Plus3776113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,005 12%
 Single Guardian 1,762 21%
 Singles 4,327 53%
 Singles With Roommate 1,119 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,779 83%
 Households with Kids 1,434 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
111287199
29592187
38974163
48284166
57781158
67881159
77775152
86762129
97576151
106469133
115972131
125566121
135063113
146372135
156475139
169370163
1714288230
1820594299
19293126419
20345154499

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21202 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 21202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21202 real estate data, the median home value of $202,200 is slightly higher than average 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 21202. Rentals in 21202 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,345 67.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5,867 25.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 266 1.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,346 5.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,468 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 407 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,338 61%
 Households Vacant 2,159 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 818 38%
 Rented & Unoccupied 63 3%
 For Sale Only 261 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 187 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 800 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 894 14%
 1 Bedroom 2,719 43%
 2 Bedroom 1,670 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,007 16%
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 $30,425 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21202 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. ZIP code 21202 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 21202 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 21202 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 5,242 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,131 31%
 No Earnings 8,723 43%
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 5,242 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,131 31%
 No Earnings 8,723 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,438 45%
 Public transportation 1,834 24%
 Taxicab 76 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,062 27%
 Worked at Home 287 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,311 26%
 High School Graduate 4,110 46%
 Associate's degree 166 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,176 13%
 Master's degree 633 7%
 Professional school degree 272 3%
 Doctorate degree 192 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,248 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21202

ZIP Code 21202 is in the Baltimore City Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21202.

Johnston Square Elementary
1101 Valley St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Inner Harbor East Academy
200 North Central Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Montessori Public Charter School
1600 Guilford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore Montessori Public Charter Middle School
1600 Guilford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Eager Street Academy
401 East Eager St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Institute of Notre Dame
901 N Aisquith St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Frances Academy
501 E Chase St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St James & St John School
1012 Somerset St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Ignatius Loyola Academy
740 N Calvert St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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