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ZIP Code 21914

Post Office City:Charlestown, MD (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Cecil County
Timezone: Eastern (6:28am)
Area code: 410 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.57, -75.98
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 21914

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 21914. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 21914 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:
Charlestown, MD

Stats and Demographics for the 21914 ZIP Code

ZIP code 21914 is located in northeast 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 21914 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 a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 21914 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 765
Population Density 1,041 people per sq mi
Housing Units 428
Median Home Value $232,100
Land Area 0.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 322
Median Household Income $62,656

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 5221638
85 Plus5813


 Male 396 52%
 Female 369 48%


 White 750 98.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 4 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus10111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 150 47%
 Single Guardian 60 19%
 Singles 89 28%
 Singles With Roommate 23 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 237 74%
 Households with Kids 85 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 21914 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 21914 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 21914 real estate data, the median home value of $232,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 21914 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 21914 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Charlestown, MD home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 761 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 178 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 70 16%
 Households Vacant 106 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 45%
 3+ Bedroom 21 55%
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 $62,656 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 21914 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 21914 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 21914 can expect to fall in that range. 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 163 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 32%
 No Earnings 152 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 163 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 32%
 No Earnings 152 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 164 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 14%
 Worked at Home 43 18%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 32 8%
 High School Graduate 306 72%
 Associate's degree 22 5%
 Bachelor's degree 47 11%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 14 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 98 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 21914

ZIP Code 21914 is in the Cecil County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 21914.

Charlestown Elementary
550 Baltimore Street
Charlestown, MD 21914
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cecil County Public Schools

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