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ZIP Code 21679

Primary City:Wye Mills, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:42am)
Coordinates:38.92, -76.09
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21679

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21679. 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 21679. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21679, 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:
Wye Mills, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21679 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21679 is located in east 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 21679 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21679 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 483
Population Density 54 people per sq mi
Housing Units 189
Median Home Value $288,100
Land Area 8.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 176
Median Household Income $72,404

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5121325
5-9181937
10-1415924
15-19291645
20-2491120
25-2951116
30-3411415
35-39131932
40-44201838
45-49152136
50-54241337
55-59152338
60-64272653
65-69121527
70-7412517
75-79459
80-84448
85 Plus426

Gender

 Male 249 52%
 Female 234 48%
Gender

Race

 White 455 94.2%
 Black Or African American 11 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 6 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24055
25-349312
35-4432234
45-5437542
55-6441344
65-7424226
75-84729
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 123 70%
 Single Guardian 13 7%
 Singles 26 15%
 Singles With Roommate 14 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 118 67%
 Households with Kids 58 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1325
2224
3257
4314
5055
67310
7314
85510
9358
10134
11516
12336
13000
14628
158210
16347
17639
189615
19314
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21679 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21679 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 21679 real estate data, the median home value of $288,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 21679 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 21679 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21679 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 483 100%
 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 120 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 34 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 22 12%
 Households Vacant 13 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 26 100%
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 $72,404 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21679 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 21679 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 138 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 25%
 No Earnings 136 37%
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 138 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 25%
 No Earnings 136 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 165 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
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 10 9%
 High School Graduate 61 53%
 Associate's degree 7 6%
 Bachelor's degree 7 6%
 Master's degree 22 19%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 8 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 51 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21679

ZIP Code 21679 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21679.

Wye River Upper School
1000 College Circle Higher Education Center
Wye Mills, MD 21679
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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