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ZIP Code 21251

Primary City:Baltimore, MD (View All Cities)
Organization:Morgan State University
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Morgan State University|Northeast Baltimore
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (11:46am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.346, -76.584
ZIP (~200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21251. 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 21251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21251, 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
Morgan State University

Stats and Demographics for the 21251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21251 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21251 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21251 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 934
Population Density 5,243 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 19Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 546 58%
 Female 388 42%


 White 33 3.5%
 Black Or African American 862 92.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 12 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 26 2.8%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 934 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 21251 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 21251 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 21251 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. A higher percentage of people in 21251 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 21251 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 303 39%
 No Earnings 450 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 303 39%
 No Earnings 450 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 30 31%
 Public transportation 10 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 35 36%
 Worked at Home 21 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 32 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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