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Estimated zip code population in 2015: 427
Zip code population in 2010: 483
Zip code population in 2000: 354

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 21679: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 48 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Males: 209  (48.9%)
Females: 218  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 21679:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21679:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 2.0%

Zip code 21679 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Races in zip code 21679

  • Zip code 21679 races chart
    • 446White population
    • 11Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 6Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 9Two or more races population
    • 9Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $283,200
21679:

$283,200
Maryland:

$299,800
Median resident age:
This zip code:

60.9 years
Maryland median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Maryland:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21679, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $93,316 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$93,316
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $65,924 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$65,924
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.1% for AGIs below $25k, 78.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 130.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $929 (reported on 56.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$929
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,900 (reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$7,900
State:

$6,933

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$17,880 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$17,880
State:

+$14,830

Profit/loss from business: +$10,357 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

+$10,357
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $24,700 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
21679:

$24,700
Maryland:

$17,065

Total itemized deductions: $30,825 (20% of AGI, reported on 48.0% of returns)
Here:

$30,825
State:

$27,886

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 40.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,273 (reported on 44.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,273
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $12,092 (reported on 48.0% of returns)
21679:

$12,092
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,800 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.0%
Here:

60%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 57.1% for AGIs below $25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21679, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $63,385 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$63,385
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $48,061 (reported on 78.4% of returns)
Here:

$48,061
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.9% for AGIs below $10k, 65.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,410 (reported on 64.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,410
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $5,221 (reported on 32.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,221
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$18,204 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

+$18,204
State:

+$15,888

Profit/loss from business: +$4,365 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,365
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 37.7% for AGIs below $10k, 13.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, -3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,236 (22% of AGI, reported on 42.8% of returns)
Here:

$21,236
State:

$22,960

Here:

22.2% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,975 (2% of AGI, reported on 38.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,975
State:

$4,031

Here:

2.2% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $9,694 (reported on 83.2% of returns)
21679:

$9,694
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $700 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
Here:

$700
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.0%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $10k, 59.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$88,491
Maryland:

$75,847
21679 map Nearest zip codes: 21658, 21625, 21638, 21657, 21601, 21617.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.6%
Maryland:

50.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
Maryland:

5.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 29
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 162


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (11 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 26 (18 now married, 8 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21679 with a mortgage: 147 (5 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,099
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

3.3%
Whole state:

9.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable location: Dorchester Sheriffs Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Church in zip code 21679: Old Wye Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemetery: Wye Mills Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoir: Wye Mills Community Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 21679 include: Wye Oak State Park (1), Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 51Built 2000 to 2009
  • 31Built 1990 to 1999
  • 9Built 1980 to 1989
  • 76Built 1970 to 1979
  • 24Built 1960 to 1969
  • 0Built 1950 to 1959
  • 0Built 1940 to 1949
  • 0Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 21679 population

Zip code 21679 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 21679

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 623 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21679 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 21679 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 521 vehicle
  • 1062 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21679 population

  • Zip code 21679 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 21679 household income distribution in 2015
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 18$40,000 to $44,999
  • 9$60,000 to $74,999
  • 60$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$150,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 21679

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 21679
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$200,000 to $249,999
  • 67$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $292,791

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $283,200
21679:

$283,200
Maryland:

$299,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $239,800 - $444,300

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $365,665
Here:

$365,665
State:

$405,490

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 191

Unemployment: 12.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21679

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21679
  • 100.0%157Drove a car alone
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21679

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21679
  • 2810 to 14 minutes
  • 4115 to 19 minutes
  • 920 to 24 minutes
  • 625 to 29 minutes
  • 2830 to 34 minutes
  • 1345 to 59 minutes
  • 3260 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 41.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 427
  • In family households: 379 (90 male householders, 61 female householders)
    116 spouses, 71 children (72 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 32 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 48 (19 male householders (11 living alone)), 21 female householders (21 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 115 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 15 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 32 1-person, 8 2-persons

39 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

15.2%

Most common first ancestries reported in 21679 (%)

  • 31%English
  • 15%Italian
  • 14%American
  • 10%Russian
  • 7%Norwegian
  • 7%Scotch-Irish
  • 5%Scottish

Private high school in in this zip code not listed on the city page:

  • WYE RIVER UPPER SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 1000 COLLEGE CIRCLE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER, Grades: 9-12)

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Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHESAPEAKE COLLEGE, WWTP (MD ROUTE 213/ROUTE 50 EAST in WYE MILLS, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, NPDES NON-MAJOR
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: JUNIOR COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES
    Organizations: PUBLIC INSTITUTION STATE OF MD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DAVID A BRAMBLE INCORPORATED (451 RANGE HALL ROAD in WYE MILLS, MD)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL; ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Alternative names: D.A. BRAMBLE, D.A. BRAMBLE-WYW MILLS, DAVID A. BRAMBLE, INC. - DUDLEY PIT, DAVID A. BRAMBLE - WYE MILLS, DUDLEY PIT, WILLIAM DUDLEY PIT / WYE MILLS PLANT
  • S.E.W. FRIEL - WYE MILLS PLANT (120 FRIEL'S ROAD in WYE MILLS, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES NON-MAJOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CANNED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PRESERVES, JAMS, AND JELLIES
    Alternative names: S.E.W. FRIEL,- WYE MILLS
  • CHESAPEAKE & POTOMAC TELE CO (TOWER BUILDING RTES 50 & 231 in WYE MILLS, MD)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHESAPEAKE & POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • SOIL VENT-RR 50/COUNTY LINE TRUCKING (ROUTE 50 in WYE MILLS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
  • WYE MILLS GRAIN COMP (14209 OLD WYE MILLS ROAD in WYE MILLS, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: CROP PREPARATION SERVICES FOR MARKET, EXCEPT COTTON GINNING

Zip code 21679 marital status for males
Zip code 21679 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 55%Electricity
  • 21%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 270. Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+31.1%).

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

  • This state: 229
  • Northeast: 110
  • Midwest: 18
  • South: 52
  • West: 18

81% of the 21679 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

91% of the 21679 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% 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):
Here:

0.0%
Maryland:

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

0.0%
Maryland:

14.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

26.2%
Maryland:

18.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • FRIEL, S E W (120 FRIELS RD in WYE MILLS, MD; small business) : $8,376,599 in 17 contracts from 1999 to 2003
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables, Dairy Foods and Eggs by Agricultural Marketing Service (disused code), Agricultural Marketing Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $1,435,000; 2001: $3,379,000; 2002: $1,348,058; 2003: $2,036,541; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,697,000 with Agricultural Marketing Service (disused code) for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2002-05-15.
    $954,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-05-15. Completion date: 2001-12-15.
    $915,709 with Agricultural Marketing Service for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2003-05-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $759,000 with Agricultural Marketing Service (disused code) for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2002-08-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.

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

  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Finish Carpentry Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)

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 Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Most common first names in zip code 21679 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James672.2 years
Mary674.5 years
Thomas571.2 years
Walter372.0 years
Elizabeth270.4 years
William280.0 years
Helen275.5 years
Frances270.0 years
John273.5 years
Clara294.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 21679 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Allen771.1 years
Roe579.2 years
Denny473.5 years
Dudley373.7 years
Miles372.6 years
Turner378.3 years
Wilkins370.4 years
Little284.5 years
Baker272.0 years
Green274.5 years
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