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ZIP Code 21529

Post Office City:Ellerslie, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.72, -78.79
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21529

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Primary/preferred city:
Ellerslie, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21529 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21529 is located in northwest 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 21529 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21529 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 631
Population Density 174 people per sq mi
Housing Units 287
Median Home Value $135,600
Land Area 3.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 262
Median Household Income $37,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 561420
85 Plus111122


 Male 313 50%
 Female 318 50%


 White 623 98.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus13316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 151 58%
 Single Guardian 34 13%
 Singles 71 27%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 191 73%
 Households with Kids 71 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21529 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21529 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 21529 real estate data, the median home value of $135,600 is slightly less 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 21529. Rentals in 21529 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21529 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 631 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 122 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 90 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 17%
 Households Vacant 25 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 39%
 2 Bedroom 3 11%
 3+ Bedroom 14 50%
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 $37,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 21529 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 21529 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.

For more information, see Ellerslie, MD incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 151 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 17%
 No Earnings 202 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 151 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 70 17%
 No Earnings 202 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 192 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 12 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 56 14.7%
 High School Graduate 263 69.2%
 Associate's degree 34 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 24 6.3%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 60 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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