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ZIP Code 21252

Primary City:Towson, MD (View All Cities)
Organization:Towson State University
ZIP Type: Unique
County: Baltimore City
Timezone: Eastern (8:08pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.3931, -76.6050
ZIP (~100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21252

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21252. 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 21252. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21252, 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:
Towson, MD
Towson State University

Stats and Demographics for the 21252 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21252 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 21252 are primarily white. 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 21252 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,872
Population Density 19,968 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

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


 Male 996 35%
 Female 1,876 65%


 White 2,181 75.9%
 Black Or African American 461 16.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.2%
 Asian 106 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 36 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 81 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 2,872 100%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 21252 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 21252 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 21252 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 732 28%
 No Earnings 1,883 71%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28 1%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 732 28%
 No Earnings 1,883 71%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 144 36%
 Public transportation 11 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 29%
 Worked at Home 128 32%
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 35 54%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 46%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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