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ZIP Code 21817

Post Office City:Crisfield, MD (View All Cities)
County: Somerset County
Timezone: Eastern (2:21am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.98, -75.85
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21817

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 21817. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 21817 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:
Crisfield, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21817 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21817 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 21817 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21817 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,236
Population Density 358 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,897
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 14.64 sq mi
Water Area 3.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,185
Median Household Income $31,522

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5176182358
5-9167179346
10-14163159322
15-19179152331
20-24129147276
25-29111133244
30-34104143247
35-39127154281
40-44142171313
45-49169190359
50-54184221405
55-59176171347
60-64173187360
65-69148167315
70-74112128240
75-7981112193
80-846488152
85 Plus39108147

Gender

 Male 2,444 47%
 Female 2,792 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,833 73.2%
 Black Or African American 1,158 22.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 29 0.6%
 Asian 32 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 86 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 98 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24147791
25-3478149227
35-44147149296
45-54294156450
55-64320117437
65-7427791368
75-8417260232
85 Plus612384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 895 41%
 Single Guardian 514 24%
 Singles 678 31%
 Singles With Roommate 98 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,531 70%
 Households with Kids 654 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1354176
2374077
3304373
4392665
5322759
6364076
7413778
8313263
9274370
10313263
11342963
12293160
13353570
14343266
15352863
16383876
17472875
18333265
19262652
20293665

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21817 has a large 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 21817 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21817 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 21817 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21817 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,162 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 66 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 802 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 561 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 822 28%
 Households Vacant 712 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 75 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 117 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 237 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 3%
 1 Bedroom 85 12%
 2 Bedroom 214 29%
 3+ Bedroom 410 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 $31,522 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Most commuters in 21817 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 1,232 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 22%
 No Earnings 1,661 45%
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 1,232 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 815 22%
 No Earnings 1,661 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,622 90.2%
 Public transportation 5 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 3.5%
 Worked at Home 108 6.0%
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 542 16.9%
 High School Graduate 2,065 64.3%
 Associate's degree 194 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 219 6.8%
 Master's degree 119 3.7%
 Professional school degree 52 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,056 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 2.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 100 8.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21817

ZIP Code 21817 is in the following school districts: Somerset County Public Schools and Private. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21817.

Carter G Woodson Elementary
281a Woodson School Rd
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Crisfield Academy and High School
210 North Somerset Ave
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset County Public Schools
Crisfield Christian Academy
134 Maryland Ave
Crisfield, MD 21817
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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