21217 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to BALTIMORE, MD 21217

21217 is a densely populated, urban zip code in Baltimore, Maryland. Median household income here ($20,637) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is primarily African-American, and mostly single. Housing prices here (average $114,500) are fairly typical for the Baltimore-Towson metro area.

The average family income here is $34,285/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 21217 is $24,042.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 21217 earn an average of $28,457/year. Women earn only $20,915/year.

13,251 people in 21217 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 21217? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living in 21217 is 33.3 minutes!

The median age here is 34. There are 16,988 men and 20,123 women. The median age for men is 35 while for women the median age is 34.

To give you a sense of the community, 20,455 people (out of the 37,111 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 14,934 homes, and 755 businesses every day. 1,316 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

21217 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 39 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Pyongyang, North Korea!) and -77 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 185 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 37,111
  • White Population: 3,976
  • Black Population: 32,756
  • Hispanic Population: 501
  • Asian Population: 522
  • Hawaiian Population: 42
  • Indian Population: 336
  • Male Population: 16,988
  • Female Population: 20,123
  • Median Age: 34
  • Median Age of Males: 35
  • Median Age of Females: 34
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Maryland
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Baltimore-Towson MD
  • County: Baltimore
  • City: Baltimore
  • Longitude: -76.6
  • Latitude: 39.3
  • Elevation: 186 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 410
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 12,914
  • Drive alone: 5,122
  • Carpool: 2,145
  • Public transit: 4,208
  • Ride bikes or walk: 1,316

  • Average commute time: 33.3 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 283
  •    5 - 9: 798
  •    10 - 14: 1,409
  •    15 - 19: 1,729
  •    20 - 24: 1,866
  •    25 - 29: 702
  •    30 - 34: 2,374
  •    35 - 39: 256
  •    40 - 44: 408
  •    45 - 59: 1,111
  •    60 - 89: 1,028
  •    90 plus: 950
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $114,500
  • Average Annual Household Income: $24,735
  • Businesses: 358
  • Employees: 4,673
  • Annual Payroll: $152,380,000
  • Average Family Income: $34,285
  • Median Family Income: $20,637
  • Average Income for Men: $28,457
  • Average Income for Women: $20,915
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 510
  • State FIPS Code: 24

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Schools in 21217 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Eutaw Marshburn Elementary
1624 Eutaw Pl
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0779
Furman L. Templeton Elementary
1200 Pennsylvania Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 462-9560
George G. Kelson Elementary
701 Gold St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0800
Gilmor Elementary
1311 N Gilmor St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 462-2700
Harlem Park Elementary
1401 W Lafayette Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0633
Harriet Tubman Elementary
1807 Harlem Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-1362
John Eager Howard Elementary
2011 Linden Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0837
Matthew A. Henson Elementary
1600 N Payson St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0776
Midtown Academy
1398 Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 225-3257
Mount Royal Elementary/Middle
121 Mcmechen St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0864
New Song Academy
1385 N Gilmor St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 728-2091
Westside Elementary
2235 N Fulton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0628
William Pinderhughes Elementary
1200 N Fremont Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0761
Middle Schools
Booker T. Washington Middle
1301 Mcculloh St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-7734
High Schools
Frederick Douglass High
2301 Gwynns Falls Pky
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-7821
Maritime Industries Academy
790 W North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0402
Other Schools
Baltimore Talent Development
1500 Harlem Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(443) 984-2744
Other Schools
Upton School
811 W Lanvale St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-0775

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 21217 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/onlineservs/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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