21842 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to OCEAN CITY, MD 21842

21842 is an upscale suburban zip code in Ocean City, Maryland. The population is primarily white, older, and mostly married couples. At $366,600 the average home value here is a bit higher than average for the Ocean Pines area, so this probably isn't the place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $66,271/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 21842 is $46,719.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 21842 earn an average of $33,213/year. Women earn only $26,141/year.

5,003 people in 21842 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 21842? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 19.6 minutes.

The median age here is 51. There are 5,623 men and 5,466 women. The median age for men is 50 while for women the median age is 52.

To give you a sense of the community, 4,774 people (out of the 11,089 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 13,952 homes, and 1,590 businesses every day. 304 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

21842 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 38 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Athens, Greece!) and -75 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 0 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 11,089
  • White Population: 10,473
  • Black Population: 310
  • Hispanic Population: 545
  • Asian Population: 178
  • Hawaiian Population: 7
  • Indian Population: 72
  • Male Population: 5,623
  • Female Population: 5,466
  • Median Age: 51
  • Median Age of Males: 50
  • Median Age of Females: 52
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: South Atlantic
  • State: Maryland
  • CBSA Type: Micropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Ocean Pines MD
  • County: Worcester
  • City: Ocean City
  • Longitude: -75.1
  • Latitude: 38.4
  • Area code: 410/443
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 4,730
  • Drive alone: 3,767
  • Carpool: 394
  • Public transit: 192
  • Ride bikes or walk: 304

  • Average commute time: 19.6 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 358
  •    5 - 9: 964
  •    10 - 14: 935
  •    15 - 19: 747
  •    20 - 24: 485
  •    25 - 29: 149
  •    30 - 34: 356
  •    35 - 39: 117
  •    40 - 44: 156
  •    45 - 59: 315
  •    60 - 89: 49
  •    90 plus: 99
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $366,600
  • Average Annual Household Income: $55,689
  • Businesses: 1,061
  • Employees: 8,180
  • Annual Payroll: $256,060,000
  • Average Family Income: $66,271
  • Median Family Income: $37,548
  • Average Income for Men: $33,213
  • Average Income for Women: $26,141
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 047
  • State FIPS Code: 24

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Schools in 21842 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Ocean City Elementary
12828 Center Dr
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 632-5370

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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 21842 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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