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ZIP Code 21648

Post Office City:Madison, MD (View All Cities)
County: Dorchester County
Timezone: Eastern (4:22pm)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.49, -76.24
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21648

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 21648. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 21648 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:
Madison, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21648 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21648 is located in southeast 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 21648 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21648 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 255
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 150
Median Home Value $214,300
Land Area 17.62 sq mi
Water Area 4.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 101
Median Household Income $64,559

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 52

Under 5336
85 Plus134


 Male 138 54%
 Female 117 46%


 White 224 87.8%
 Black Or African American 26 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 59 58%
 Single Guardian 18 18%
 Singles 19 19%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 78 77%
 Households with Kids 23 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21648 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21648 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 21648 real estate data, the median home value of $214,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21648 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 234 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 21 8%
 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 51 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 9%
 Households Vacant 49 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $64,559 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21648 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21648 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 21648 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21648 can expect to fall in that range. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 76 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 27%
 No Earnings 134 46%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 76 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 27%
 No Earnings 134 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 86 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 11%
 Worked at Home 11 10%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 48 17%
 High School Graduate 173 63%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 33 12%
 Master's degree 22 8%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 73 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21648

ZIP Code 21648 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21648.

Visionquest Morning Star Youth Academy
1400 Taylors Island Rd
Woolford, MD 21648
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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