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ZIP Code 21231

Post Office City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Upper Fells Point|Southeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore city
Timezone: Eastern (1:27am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.29, -76.59
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21231

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 21231. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 21231 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Baltimore, MD
Unacceptable:
Patterson

Stats and Demographics for the 21231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21231 is located in northern 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 21231 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21231 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,748
Population Density 18,051 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,108
Median Home Value $269,800
Land Area 0.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,640
Median Household Income $53,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5458499957
5-9342317659
10-14270276546
15-19296269565
20-247047771,481
25-291,2431,4952,738
30-349509381,888
35-396486071,255
40-445625131,075
45-49530441971
50-54436436872
55-59430397827
60-64305316621
65-69191234425
70-74131170301
75-79104138242
80-8466116182
85 Plus4994143

Gender

 Male 7,715 49%
 Female 8,033 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,591 54.6%
 Black Or African American 5,182 32.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.7%
 Asian 607 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 820 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 426 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2450476526
25-346701,8922,562
35-445997921,391
45-544576831,140
55-64474513987
65-74259317576
75-84142204346
85 Plus5557112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,513 20%
 Single Guardian 1,411 18%
 Singles 3,395 44%
 Singles With Roommate 1,321 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,274 82%
 Households with Kids 1,366 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18899187
29492186
37483157
483106189
58484168
66346109
76564129
86867135
96256118
105669125
115558113
12544599
135248100
145356109
156040100
165263115
175856114
186353116
196357120
206768135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21231 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 21231 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21231 real estate data, the median home value of $269,800 is 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 21231. Rentals in 21231 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Baltimore, MD house value.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,438 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 21 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 289 1.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,136 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 570 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,934 54%
 Households Vacant 1,468 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 644 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 3%
 For Sale Only 229 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 66 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 416 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 302 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,017 42%
 2 Bedroom 1,444 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,052 22%
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 $53,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21231 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. ZIP code 21231 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21231 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21231 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 7,086 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 22%
 No Earnings 4,126 29%
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 7,086 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,175 22%
 No Earnings 4,126 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,112 66.6%
 Public transportation 1,188 13.0%
 Taxicab 5 0.1%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,581 17.2%
 Worked at Home 280 3.1%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 2,226 18%
 High School Graduate 3,393 27%
 Associate's degree 550 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,640 29%
 Master's degree 1,511 12%
 Professional school degree 787 6%
 Doctorate degree 389 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,605 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 170 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 170 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21231

ZIP Code 21231 is in the following school districts: Baltimore City Public Schools and Private. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21231.

City Springs Elementary
100 S Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Commodore John Rogers Elementary
100 N Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Wolfe Street Academy
245 S Wolfe St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
The Crossroads School
802 S Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
1400 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Baltimore City Public Schools
Kennedy Krieger School: Fairmount Campus
1750 E Fairmount Ave
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
420 S Chester St
Baltimore, MD 21231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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