21520 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Accident, MD (0.80%)
County: Garrett County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 2,044
Zip code population in 2010: 2,074
Zip code population in 2000: 2,048

Houses and condos: 1,123
Renter-occupied apartments: 195
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 21520: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 61.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 33 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.8% ($1,507)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,075)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,744 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,420 (0.7%)

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Males: 924  (45.2%)
Females: 1,120  (54.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 21520:

For population 15 years and over in 21520:

Zip code 21520 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 21520

  • Zip code 21520 races chart
    • 2,003White population
    • 30Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 4Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 25Two or more races population
    • 8Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $193,800
21520:

$193,800
Maryland:

$280,200



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 21520 zip code as of February 13, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 21520 to the number of sex offenders is 848 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.6 years
Maryland median age:

38.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21520, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,278 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,278
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $38,974 (reported on 83.9% of returns)
Here:

$38,974
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.3% for AGIs below $25k, 74.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $908 (reported on 43.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$908
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,806 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,806
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,231 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,231
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,080 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

+$14,080
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.9% for AGIs below $25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,525 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
21520:

$11,525
Maryland:

$17,065

Total itemized deductions: $19,626 (23% of AGI, reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$19,626
State:

$27,886

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 8.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,720 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,720
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,485 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
21520:

$7,485
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,019 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,019
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.1%
Here:

58%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $25k, 57.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21520, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,780 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,780
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $32,625 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,625
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 105.6% for AGIs below $10k, 71.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,055 (reported on 48.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,055
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,072 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,072
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,896 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

+$10,896
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,707 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

+$14,707
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -12.2% for AGIs below $10k, 7.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,196 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
21520:

$3,196
Maryland:

$2,968

Total itemized deductions: $16,587 (24% of AGI, reported on 28.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,587
State:

$22,960

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,731 (5% of AGI, reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,731
State:

$4,031

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,773 (reported on 76.2% of returns)
21520:

$4,773
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,688 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,688
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.7%
Here:

67%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 60.4% for AGIs below $10k, 67.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$55,278
Maryland:

$72,483
Accident, MD (21520) map Nearest zip codes: 21522, 21541, 21531, 15411, 21536, 21561.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.5%
Maryland:

51.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.4%
Maryland:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 105
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 679


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 5 (5 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 504 (251 now married, 253 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21520 with a mortgage: 282 (54 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 307

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,177
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S452

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.7%
Whole state:

10.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.4%
Whole state:

5.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 21520: Cove (A), Winding Ridge (B), Bear Creek Fish Rearing Station (C), Accident Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 21520 include: Accident Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Hoyes United Methodist Church (B), Saint Johns English Lutheran Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Glade Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint John's English Lutheran Church Cemetery (1), Hoyes Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Swamps: The Glades (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fikes Run (A), Cove Run (B), Stony Brook (C), Little Bear Creek (D), South Branch Bear Creek (E), Rocklick Creek (F), Pleasant Valley Run (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 2361990 to 1999
  • 1861980 to 1989
  • 2311970 to 1979
  • 971960 to 1969
  • 681950 to 1959
  • 301940 to 1949
  • 1631939 or earlier

Zip code 21520 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Accident, MD (21520)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 1814 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Accident, MD (21520)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 342 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Accident, MD (21520) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 10no vehicle
  • 981 vehicle
  • 1832 vehicles
  • 2393 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Accident, MD (21520) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 36no vehicle
  • 491 vehicle
  • 1102 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $989.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $193,800
21520:

$193,800
Maryland:

$280,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,400 - $294,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $279,767
Here:

$279,767
State:

$386,375

Townhouses or other attached units: $225,000
Here:

$225,000
State:

$224,239

Mobile homes: $45,229
Here:

$45,229
State:

$63,596

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,039

Size of family households: 310 2-persons, 120 3-persons, 72 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 142 1-person, 30 2-persons, 7 3-persons

403 married couples with children.
67 single-parent households (11 men, 56 women).

92.8% of residents of 21520 zip code speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (42% very well, 58% not well).

Foreign born population: 38 (1.9%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.9%
Whole state:

14.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 37%Hungary
  • 24%Other Western Asia
  • 18%Germany
  • 16%Mexico
  • 5%Croatia

Most common first ancestries reported in 21520 (%)

  • 27%German
  • 11%Other groups
  • 9%American
  • 8%Swiss
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 2%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 53Before 1990

Zip code 21520 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 21520 marital status for males
Zip code 21520 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17%Electricity
  • 16%Wood
  • 8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6%Coal or coke
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,968. Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+4.1%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


68% of the 21520 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

96% of the 21520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

12.6%
Maryland:

13.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

21.1%
Maryland:

15.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Maryland:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 63,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,313Management occupations
  • 45,833Community and social service occupations
  • 44,306Construction and extraction occupations
  • 39,375Production occupations
  • 37,981Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 44 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 21520 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.4 years
William1374.9 years
Charles883.6 years
Robert871.0 years
Mary880.1 years
Earl773.6 years
Cora782.0 years
Emma682.5 years
Albert666.7 years
Walter679.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 21520 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1579.7 years
Georg1471.5 years
Glotfelty1377.7 years
Bowser1373.7 years
Beitzel1375.3 years
Brenneman1276.2 years
Opel983.2 years
Glass877.7 years
Friend878.7 years
Smith875.3 years

Businesses in zip code 21520



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