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ZIP Code 21779

Primary City:Rohrersville, MD (View All Cities)
County: Washington County
Timezone: Eastern (9:11am)
Area code: 240 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.43, -77.66
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21779

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 21779. 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 21779. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 21779, 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:
Rohrersville, MD
Acceptable:
Gapland

Stats and Demographics for the 21779 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21779 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 21779 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21779 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 983
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 394
Median Home Value $377,400
Land Area 8.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 371
Median Household Income $95,391

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5242751
5-9262046
10-14274269
15-19383876
20-24191837
25-29202040
30-34261945
35-39242852
40-44333972
45-49334780
50-545748105
55-59444488
60-64323466
65-69262450
70-74272249
75-79121224
80-8461319
85 Plus31114

Gender

 Male 477 49%
 Female 506 51%
Gender

Race

 White 963 98.0%
 Black Or African American 9 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24011
25-3421728
35-44501666
45-54861197
55-6480686
65-7450656
75-8429130
85 Plus707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 236 64%
 Single Guardian 44 12%
 Singles 71 19%
 Singles With Roommate 20 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 257 69%
 Households with Kids 114 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1279
27310
3538
451015
56511
6549
7235
88311
95510
1021214
11369
1210919
137613
145914
1512921
1611718
176511
1831013
196713
20617

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21779 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21779 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21779 real estate data, the median home value of $377,400 is extremely high 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 21779. Rentals in 21779 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21779 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 983 100%
 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 228 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 95 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 48 12%
 Households Vacant 23 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 18 35%
 3+ Bedroom 33 65%
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 $95,391 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 21779 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 21779 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 369 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 26%
 No Earnings 244 30%
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 369 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 212 26%
 No Earnings 244 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 453 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 7%
 Worked at Home 31 6%
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 18 5%
 High School Graduate 204 60%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 31 9%
 Master's degree 56 16%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 33 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 169 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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