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ZIP Code 21771

Primary City:Mount Airy, MD (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:42pm)
Coordinates:39.4, -77.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21771

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21771. 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 21771. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21771, 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:
Mount Airy, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21771 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21771 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 a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 21771 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 an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21771 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,563
Population Density 348 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,200
Median Home Value $392,400
Land Area 85.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,845
Median Household Income $107,775

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57727991,571
5-91,1541,0942,248
10-141,3541,2932,647
15-191,2431,1462,389
20-247166421,358
25-295525721,124
30-345496101,159
35-398479451,792
40-441,2231,3672,590
45-491,6061,6073,213
50-541,3481,3392,687
55-591,0991,0212,120
60-648357371,572
65-695455591,104
70-74318360678
75-79243283526
80-84158248406
85 Plus109270379

Gender

 Male 14,671 50%
 Female 14,892 50%
Gender

Race

 White 27,558 93.2%
 Black Or African American 675 2.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.2%
 Asian 453 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 301 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 514 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24433881
25-34585180765
35-441,8932102,103
45-542,9101983,108
55-641,9391052,044
65-74975491,024
75-8449137528
85 Plus15339192

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,013 71%
 Single Guardian 1,113 11%
 Singles 1,335 14%
 Singles With Roommate 384 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,602 57%
 Households with Kids 4,243 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1147144291
2156153309
3178169347
4184189373
5202202404
6243207450
7230202432
8226231457
9253252505
10258261519
11265256521
12267229496
13280267547
14284280564
15259261520
16288285573
17289256545
18224194418
19183150333
20152138290

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21771 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21771 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 21771 real estate data, the median home value of $392,400 is extremely high 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 21771. Rentals in 21771 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21771 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,377 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 168 0.6%
 Other Institutional 1 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,394 72%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,595 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 856 8%
 Households Vacant 355 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 101 28%
 Sold & Unoccupied 29 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 95 10%
 1 Bedroom 50 5%
 2 Bedroom 277 29%
 3+ Bedroom 537 56%
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 $107,775 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21771 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 21771 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 10,440 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,101 27%
 No Earnings 5,736 26%
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 10,440 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,101 27%
 No Earnings 5,736 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,433 89.5%
 Public transportation 145 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 45 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 369 2.5%
 Worked at Home 1,023 6.8%
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 672 7%
 High School Graduate 3,594 40%
 Associate's degree 730 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,345 26%
 Master's degree 1,389 15%
 Professional school degree 200 2%
 Doctorate degree 150 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,183 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,215 18.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21771

ZIP Code 21771 is in the Carroll County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21771.

Mount Airy Elementary
405 North Main St
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Mount Airy Middle School
102 Watersville Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Parr'S Ridge Elementary
202 Watersville Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carroll County Public Schools
Twin Ridge Elementary
1106 Leafy Hollow Circle
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frederick County Public Schools
Cornerstone Academy
17455 Old Frederick Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Hopewell Mennonite School
14910 Harrisville Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Little Travelers Daycare & Learning Center
13868 Old Annapolis Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mount Airy Christian Academy
16700 Old Frederick Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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