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ZIP Code 21557

Primary City:Rawlings, MD (View All Cities)
County: Allegany County
Timezone: Eastern (8:00pm)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.51, -78.93
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21557. 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 21557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21557, 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:
Rawlings, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21557 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 21557 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21557 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,895
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 876
Median Home Value $144,700
Land Area 26.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 795
Median Household Income $45,972

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5483886
5-9464086
10-146653119
15-196254116
20-245051101
25-29315081
30-346243105
35-39475299
40-446064124
45-497690166
50-547771148
55-596371134
60-646471135
65-695969128
70-744854102
75-79423880
80-84252954
85 Plus102131

Gender

 Male 936 49%
 Female 959 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,853 97.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 12 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2412921
25-34642185
35-448923112
45-5414822170
55-6414010150
65-7412612138
75-8487895
85 Plus21324

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 461 58%
 Single Guardian 113 14%
 Singles 185 23%
 Singles With Roommate 36 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 573 72%
 Households with Kids 222 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
113417
261420
310515
410919
511617
671118
710818
88917
910616
10141024
11131225
1212820
1312820
14151530
15181230
16131124
17131124
1891120
199918
2091120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21557 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21557 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21557 real estate data, the median home value of $144,700 is slightly less than average 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 21557. Rentals in 21557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,895 100%
 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 379 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 308 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 12%
 Households Vacant 81 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 11 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 15%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 28 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 9%
 2 Bedroom 57 44%
 3+ Bedroom 61 47%
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 $45,972 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21557 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 21557 has very few people that work at home. 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 21557 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 655 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 23%
 No Earnings 703 40%
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 655 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 417 23%
 No Earnings 703 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 933 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 64 10%
 High School Graduate 394 59%
 Associate's degree 104 15%
 Bachelor's degree 80 12%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 18 3%
 Doctorate degree 13 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 303 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 42 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 98 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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