21788 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Thurmont, MD (4.65%)
County: Frederick County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 11,811
Zip code population in 2010: 11,622
Zip code population in 2000: 11,025

Houses and condos: 4,912
Renter-occupied apartments: 654
% of renters here:

15%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 21788: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 66.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 177 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.1% ($2,799)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,075)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,844 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,696 (1.2%)

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Males: 5,807  (49.2%)
Females: 6,004  (50.8%)

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For population 15 years and over in 21788:

Zip code 21788 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 21788

  • Zip code 21788 races chart
    • 11,055White population
    • 94Black population
    • 33American Indian population
    • 99Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 114Two or more races population
    • 222Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 6,861
Rural population: 4,949

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $256,900
21788:

$256,900
Maryland:

$280,200



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 21788 zip code as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 21788 to the number of sex offenders is 739 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.0 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 21788, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $59,044 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$59,044
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $52,805 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$52,805
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.1% for AGIs below $25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 57.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,096 (reported on 43.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,096
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,680 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,680
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,416 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$3,416
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,599 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,599
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,317 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
21788:

$12,317
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,981 (23% of AGI, reported on 44.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,981
State:

$27,886

Here:

23.0% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $25k, 11.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,580 (reported on 34.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,580
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,220 (reported on 44.2% of returns)
21788:

$9,220
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,884 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,884
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21788, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $50,308 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,308
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $45,369 (reported on 88.3% of returns)
Here:

$45,369
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 105.4% for AGIs below $10k, 77.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,338 (reported on 51.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,338
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,196 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,196
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,225 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,225
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,981 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$12,981
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,775 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
21788:

$2,775
Maryland:

$2,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,500 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,500
Maryland:

$17,155

Total itemized deductions: $18,752 (24% of AGI, reported on 47.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,752
State:

$22,960

Here:

23.9% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.2% for AGIs below $10k, 11.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 19.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,360 (3% of AGI, reported on 39.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,360
State:

$4,031

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,205 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
21788:

$6,205
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,559 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,559
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.5%
Here:

54%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.0% for AGIs below $10k, 55.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$74,471
Maryland:

$72,483
Thurmont, MD (21788) map Nearest zip codes: 21778, 21780, 21702, 21793, 21798, 21727.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.2%
Maryland:

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

5.9%
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: 175
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,297


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 53 (12 now married, 41 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,645 (1,375 now married, 1,270 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21788 with a mortgage: 2,766 (173 second mortgage, 472 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,052

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,838
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S493

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

5.6%
Whole state:

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

2.7%
Whole state:

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

6.5
State:

7.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 21788: Camp Peniel (A), Creagerstown Station (B), Lambert Farms (C), Stoney Lick Farm (D), Findale Farms (E), Tranquility Farm (F), Flanagan Orchards (G), Catoctin Mountain Orchard (H), Lake View Station (I), Lewistown State Fish Hatchery (J), Manor Visitor Center (K), Thurmont Industrial Park (L), Resolution Farm (M), Northaven Farms (N), Lost and Gain (O), Bobs Hill Overlook (P), Camp 1 (Q), Blue Ridge Summit Overlook (R), Red Hill Station (S), Glenarden Police (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Mountain Gate Plaza Shopping Center (1), Thurmont Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 21788 include: Apples Church (A), Weller United Methodist Church (B), Catoctin Parish Episcopal Church (C), Graceham Moravian Church (D), Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church (E), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Johns Reformed Church (G), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (H), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Union Bethel Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Mount Prospect Hill Cemetery (4), Wellers Cemetery (5), Apples Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Fishing Creek Reservoir (A), Hunting Creek Lake (B), Frank Bentz Memorial Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Branch (A), Broad Run (B), Buzzard Branch (C), Steep Creek (D), Dry Branch (E), Hauver Branch (F), Muddy Run (G), Sandy Run (H), Little Owens Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 21788 include: East End Park (1), Creagerstown Park (2), Catoctin Mountain Zoological Park (3), Catoctin Furnace Historic District (4), Seymour B Cooper Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary (5), Roddy Road Park (6), Eyler Road Recreation Area (7), Camp Misty Mount Historic District (8), Thurmont Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 102010 or later
  • 7282000 to 2009
  • 7921990 to 1999
  • 5621980 to 1989
  • 7581970 to 1979
  • 4741960 to 1969
  • 4081950 to 1959
  • 2881940 to 1949
  • 8921939 or earlier

Zip code 21788 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Thurmont, MD (21788)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 5672 bedrooms
  • 2,0573 bedrooms
  • 9294 bedrooms
  • 1925+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Thurmont, MD (21788)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 3502 bedrooms
  • 1623 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Thurmont, MD (21788) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 55no vehicle
  • 7331 vehicle
  • 1,4562 vehicles
  • 1,1583 vehicles
  • 2924 vehicles
  • 1245+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Thurmont, MD (21788) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 126no vehicle
  • 2481 vehicle
  • 2112 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $883.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $211,771.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $256,900
21788:

$256,900
Maryland:

$280,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $191,700 - $337,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $335,025
Here:

$335,025
State:

$386,375

Townhouses or other attached units: $236,384
Here:

$236,384
State:

$224,239

In 2-unit structures: $490,116
Here:

$490,116
State:

$219,378

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $56,533
Here:

$56,533
State:

$176,954

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,538
Here:

$124,538
State:

$211,194

Mobile homes: $94,997
Here:

$94,997
State:

$63,596

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 8.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,811

Size of family households: 1,414 2-persons, 916 3-persons, 760 4-persons, 229 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 842 1-person, 187 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 10 4-persons

1,752 married couples with children.
501 single-parent households (286 men, 215 women).

96.4% of residents of 21788 zip code speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% very well, 10% well, 4% not well, 39% not at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 7% not well).

Foreign born population: 296 (2.5%)
(54.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

14.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 34%Mexico
  • 19%Germany
  • 10%Russia
  • 8%Philippines
  • 5%Other Eastern Africa
  • 4%Kazakhstan
  • 4%Bolivia

Most common first ancestries reported in 21788 (%)

  • 27%German
  • 14%American
  • 12%Other groups
  • 10%Irish
  • 5%English
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 622010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 153Before 1990

Zip code 21788 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 21788:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 21788

Zip code 21788 marital status for males
Zip code 21788 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Electricity
  • 23%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9%Wood
  • 8%Utility gas
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 8,929. Population change in the 1990s: +2,096 (+23.5%).

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


65% of the 21788 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

92% of the 21788 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 109
Here:

8.4%
Maryland:

13.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

9.4%
Maryland:

15.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 123
Here:

18.3%
Maryland:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 109,659Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 107,589Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 92,823Management occupations
  • 92,500Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 64,485Business and financial operations occupations
  • 64,141Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (THURMONT, MD):

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:

  • 51 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$235,24556$236,262493$224,59625$122,44922$182,9960$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$149,7454$397,25831$237,1974$27,5831$336,0700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$206,11812$244,909208$245,71318$74,00319$243,5185$118,084
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$238,0783$348,270124$243,9706$85,8084$219,2150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$032$255,9311$163,0005$281,9320$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7513.00 , 7529.00, 7530.00, 7531.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$307,2307$269,693
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$536,8005$353,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$387,6904$423,483
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$186,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7513.00 , 7529.00, 7530.00, 7531.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 21788 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9479.2 years
Charles8274.7 years
John6972.8 years
William5574.0 years
Robert4271.0 years
George3977.0 years
James3571.1 years
Margaret3175.2 years
Joseph3072.1 years
Ruth3078.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 21788 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6074.1 years
Smith5877.1 years
Martin3676.8 years
Eyler3472.4 years
Rice2680.5 years
Brown2273.3 years
Lewis2078.8 years
Green1978.1 years
Stull1877.8 years
Long1779.4 years
Businesses in zip code 21788
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Super 81
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1

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