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21797 Zip Code (Eldersburg, MD) Detailed Profile




City: Eldersburg, MD (2.34%)
Counties: Howard County, MD (68.76%), Carroll County, MD (31.24%)
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 8,812
Zip code population in 2010: 8,839
Zip code population in 2000: 7,473

Houses and condos: 2,937
Renter-occupied apartments: 283
% of renters here:

10%
State:

32%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 21797: 100.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 43.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 204 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

0.9% ($6,183)
Maryland:

1.0% ($3,660)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $6,162 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $6,398 (1.0%)

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Males: 4,415  (50.1%)
Females: 4,396  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 21797:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21797:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

Zip code 21797 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Races in zip code 21797 (2021)
    • 7,67187.1%White
    • 3504.0%Asian
    • 3504.0%Two or more races
    • 2442.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1701.9%Black
    • 170.2%American Indian
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $674,831
21797:

$674,831
Maryland:

$370,800



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 21797 zip code as of March 04, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 21797 is 2,168 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.3 years
Maryland median age:

39.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 21797, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $139,435 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$139,435
State:

$86,905

Salary/wage: $113,438 (reported on 80.4% of returns)
Here:

$113,438
State:

$73,953
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1164.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3885.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6373.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9691.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21384.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81876.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,775 (reported on 55.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,775
Maryland:

$1,528
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.5% for AGIs below $25k, 63.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 104.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 123.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 237.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 761.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,672 (reported on 36.4% of returns)
Here:

$7,672
State:

$8,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 41.9% for AGIs below $25k, 95.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 219.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 313.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 446.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2886.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$19,304 (reported on 33.9% of returns)
Here:

+$19,304
State:

+$25,238
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.4% for AGIs below $25k, 62.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 175.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 247.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 560.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8885.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,848 (reported on 19.6% of returns)
Here:

+$20,848
State:

+$11,398
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 182.1% for AGIs below $25k, 171.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 326.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 380.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 641.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3998.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $23,291 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
21797:

$23,291
Maryland:

$20,944
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 65.0% for AGIs below $25k, 183.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 289.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 378.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 887.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1672.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $28,950 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
21797:

$28,950
Maryland:

$29,558
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 171.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 692.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $32,726 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
Here:

$32,726
State:

$30,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 218.7% for AGIs below $25k, 455.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 996.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1313.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2560.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8281.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,282 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,282
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $25k, 45.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 127.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 354.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1672.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,177 (reported on 31.5% of returns)
21797:

$9,177
State:

$8,475
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 48.1% for AGIs below $25k, 117.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 255.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 478.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 836.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2083.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,600 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,600
State:

$2,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.7% for AGIs below $25k, 38.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 90.0%
Here:

90%
State:

90%
(% for various income ranges: 89.4% for AGIs below $25k, 90.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 89.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21797, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $110,799 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$110,799
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $89,211 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$89,211
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.7% for AGIs below $25k, 73.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 61.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,714 (reported on 58.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,714
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,964 (reported on 36.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,964
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,659 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

+$11,659
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,504 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$23,504
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $20,245 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
21797:

$20,245
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $22,525 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
21797:

$22,525
Maryland:

$24,439
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $36,035 (21% of AGI, reported on 58.0% of returns)
Here:

$36,035
State:

$27,886

Here:

21.1% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.0% for AGIs below $25k, 17.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 21.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,217 (reported on 49.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,217
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $17,871 (reported on 57.5% of returns)
21797:

$17,871
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,683 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,683
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.2%
Here:

55%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $25k, 52.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21797, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $87,053 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$87,053
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $74,345 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$74,345
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 149.6% for AGIs below $10k, 72.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,018 (reported on 67.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,018
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,557 (reported on 40.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,557
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$19,479 (reported on 33.7% of returns)
Here:

+$19,479
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,349 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

+$18,349
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -14.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,329 (reported on 4.3% of returns)
21797:

$3,329
Maryland:

$2,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,582 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,582
Maryland:

$17,155

Total itemized deductions: $28,413 (21% of AGI, reported on 59.1% of returns)
Here:

$28,413
State:

$22,960

Here:

21.5% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 35.4% for AGIs below $10k, 15.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 18.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 24.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,075 (3% of AGI, reported on 54.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,075
State:

$4,031

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $15,461 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
21797:

$15,461
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 5.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,352 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,352
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.2%
Here:

55%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 44.0% for AGIs below $10k, 54.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$148,389
Maryland:

$90,203
Eldersburg, MD (21797) map Nearest zip codes: 21738, 21723, 21737, 21794, 21036, 21771.
Eldersburg Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.8%
Maryland:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.0%
Maryland:

47.1%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 184
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,739


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 103 (85 now married, 18 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,727 (634 now married, 1,093 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21797 with a mortgage: 1,925 (327 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 272 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 54

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $3,069
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $837

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

5.2%
Whole state:

10.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

10.0
State:

7.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 21797: Route 94 Business Center (A), Woodbine Campground (B), Days End Farm Horse Rescue (C), Kimberthy Turf Farms (D), Dream Catcher Farm (E), Greater Carroll Industrial Park (F), Lisbon Community Library (G), Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company 34 (H), Linthicum Volunteer Fire Company 32 (I), Anne Arundel County Fire Department 31 (J), Howard County Fire and Rescue Lisbon Volunteer Fire Station 4 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 21797 include: Redeeming River Church Woodbine Campus (A), Ebenezer United Methodist Church (B), Morgan Chapel United Methodist Church (C), Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Daisy United Methodist Church (E), Jennings Chapel United Methodist Church (F), Lisbon Christian Church (G), Lisbon United Methodist Church (H), Simpson United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Shiloh Cemetery (1), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (2), Morgans Chapel Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Bernstein Farm Pond (A), Rigga Farm Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cabbage Spring Branch (A), Cabin Branch (B), Lisbons Little Creek (C), Scott Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 21797 include: Carrs Mill Park (1), Lisbon Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 2402010 to 2019
  • 3832000 to 2009
  • 6591990 to 1999
  • 4021980 to 1989
  • 5251970 to 1979
  • 2421960 to 1969
  • 1411950 to 1959
  • 491940 to 1949
  • 2471939 or earlier

Zip code 21797 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Eldersburg, MD (21797)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Eldersburg, MD (21797)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1532 bedrooms
  • 8533 bedrooms
  • 1,1474 bedrooms
  • 5455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eldersburg, MD (21797)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Eldersburg, MD (21797)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1602 bedrooms
  • 1003 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Eldersburg, MD (21797) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Eldersburg, MD (21797) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 62no vehicle
  • 2511 vehicle
  • 9052 vehicles
  • 8273 vehicles
  • 3654 vehicles
  • 2515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Eldersburg, MD (21797) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Eldersburg, MD (21797) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 621 vehicle
  • 2052 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 21797 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 21797 household income distribution in 2021
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 81$15,000 to $19,999
  • 86$20,000 to $24,999
  • 115$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 83$40,000 to $44,999
  • 64$45,000 to $49,999
  • 49$50,000 to $59,999
  • 152$60,000 to $74,999
  • 320$75,000 to $99,999
  • 326$100,000 to $124,999
  • 126$125,000 to $149,999
  • 429$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,056$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 21797

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 21797
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 13$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$175,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 to $249,999
  • 57$250,000 to $299,999
  • 459$300,000 to $399,999
  • 466$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,322$500,000 to $749,999
  • 596$750,000 to $999,999
  • 90$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 113$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 21797

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 21797
  • 29Less than $100
  • 45$550 to $599
  • 26$600 to $649
  • 19$700 to $749
  • 14$800 to $899
  • 68$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7$1,500 to $1,999
  • 9$2,000 to $2,499
  • 22$3,000 to $3,499
  • 25No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $1,214.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $798,821.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $649,391
  • Black or African American householders: $673,760
  • Asian householders: $870,318
  • Some other race householders: $736,423
  • Two or more races householders: $2,343,164
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $722,498

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $674,831
21797:

$674,831
Maryland:

$370,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $487,154 - $847,460

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $759,369
Here:

$759,369
State:

$489,306

Mobile homes: $217,892
Here:

$217,892
State:

$96,198
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 21797
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,747
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 50
  • 3 or 4: 38
  • Mobile homes: 83

Unemployment: 5.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21797

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21797
  • 68.2%2,802Drove a car alone
  • 5.7%236Carpooled
  • 0.2%9Streetcar or trolley car
  • 1.0%43Other means
  • 34.3%1,407Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21797

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21797
  • 41Less than 5 minutes
  • 1035 to 9 minutes
  • 18010 to 14 minutes
  • 23615 to 19 minutes
  • 18820 to 24 minutes
  • 19925 to 29 minutes
  • 35730 to 34 minutes
  • 28635 to 39 minutes
  • 26940 to 44 minutes
  • 61145 to 59 minutes
  • 33860 to 89 minutes
  • 22690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 45.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,812
  • Male householders: 1,720 (219 living alone), Female householders: 1,208 (206 living alone)
  • 1,967 spouses (1,967 opposite-sex spouses), 209 unmarried partners, (209 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,089 children (3,019 natural, 19 adopted, 52 stepchildren), 358 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 80 parents, 0 foster children, 78 other relatives, 58 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 13 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 879 2-persons, 471 3-persons, 468 4-persons, 242 5-persons, 159 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 424 1-person, 215 2-persons

1,573 married couples with children.
115 single-parent households (46 men, 69 women).

91.2% of residents of 21797 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% very well, 9% well).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% very well, 6% well).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% very well, 20% well, 29% not well).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 466 (5.3%)
(54.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.3%
Whole state:

15.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 29%Syria
  • 14%Bangladesh
  • 10%France
  • 8%Jordan
  • 6%Japan
  • 4%Kazakhstan
  • 4%Hungary
Most common first ancestries reported in 21797
  • 21%English
  • 13%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 6%American
  • 6%Italian
  • 5%European
  • 4%Turkish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1592010 or later
  • 1172000 to 2009
  • 1381990 to 1999
  • 139Before 1990

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 21797 not listed on the city page:

Private elementary/middle school in in this zip code not listed on the city page:

  • GLENWOOD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 14785 BUSHY PARK RD, Grades: PK-T1)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COLONIAL PIPELINE COMPANY (929 HOODS MILL ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MAJOR
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: REFINED PETROLEUM PIPELINES; PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS; PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WHOLESALERS, EXCEPT BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Business NAICS classification: PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WHOLESALERS (EXCEPT BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS).
    Organizations: GULF OIL (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CILONIAL PIPELINE COMPANY, COLONIAL PIPELINE COMPANY - WOODBINE, COLONIAL PIPELINE - WOODBINE, DORSEY JUNCTION
  • 7 11 FRALL DEVELOPERS (7621 WOODBINE ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS; GROCERY STORES; GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS
    Alternative names: 7 - ELEVEN, INC., 7-11 GAS STATION, 7-11 STORE - 7627 WOODBINE ROAD, 7- ELEVEN STORE # 28920
  • PARROTT MATERIALS (611 HOODSMILL ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MAJOR
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
  • KINDER MORGAN OPERATING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP A (929 HOODS MILL ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM REFINING; SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Organizations: KINDER MORGAN OPERATING LP A (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: KINDER MORGAN DORSEY JUNCTION, KINDER MORGAN OPERATING L.P. "A", KINDER MORGAN OPERATING, LP, PRIMARY CORP.
  • ANDYS BODY SHOP D&J ENT LLC T/A (7606 WOODBINE RD PO BOX 36 in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JAFMES & JEANNEMARIE WHITE (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JAMES & JEANNEMARIE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ANDY S BODY SHOP
  • CIRCLE D FARM (15535 CARRS MILL ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
  • MULLINIX, R. H. & SONS (BALLENGER CREEK ROAD & COOK ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: CROP PREPARATION SERVICES FOR MARKET, EXCEPT COTTON GINNING
    Alternative names: R H MULLINIX & SONS
  • RAMBLIN PINES CAMPGROUND (801 HOODS MILL ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
  • LISBON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (15901 FREDERICK RD in WOODBINE, MD)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: HOWARD CO PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • A A HOCHREIN (15110 FREDERICK ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • 7-11 STORE - 7627 WOODBINE ROAD (7627 WOODBINE ROAD in WOODBINE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES
  • MARYLAND SIGN & DESIGN (7741 WOODBINE RD in WOODBINE, MD)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: COMMERCIAL LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING.
    Organizations: KIMBERLY A RENTZ (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • MULLINEX GRAIN & FERTILIZER (1990 RT 4 in WOODBINE, MD)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 21797 marital status for males
Zip code 21797 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 20.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Solar energy
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 6,224. Population change in the 1990s: +1,249 (+20.1%).

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

  • This state: 5,792
  • Northeast: 835
  • Midwest: 454
  • South: 949
  • West: 213

66% of the 21797 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

93% of the 21797 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Eldersburg, MD (21797)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

16.8%
Maryland:

15.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 178
Here:

27.8%
Maryland:

15.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

8.8%
Maryland:

21.1%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 205,676Health technologists and technicians
  • 159,714Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 149,944Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 140,159Management occupations
  • 112,740Business and financial operations occupations
  • 71,593Production occupations

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

  • VISION VENTURES, INC (850 IRON RAIL COURT; small business) : $508,667 in 10 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    Contracts for Communications Security Equipment and Components, Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Training Aids and Devices, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Electronic and Communications Facilities, Air Freight, and more by Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Defense, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $341,445; 2001: $167,222; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $145,222 with Army for Communications Security Equipment and Components. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
    $124,330 with Navy for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Training Aids and Devices. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2000-01-26. Completion date: 2000-02-04.
    $60,095 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Electronic and Communications Facilities. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2000-09-27. Completion date: 2000-10-31.
    $37,200 with Air Force for Air Freight. Taking place in AL. Signed on 2000-02-16. Completion date: 2000-02-25.
  • KAYE BUNK (7331 WOODBINE ROAD; small business) : $53,790 in 3 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    $28,800 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2002-03-01. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
    $18,990, same as above. Signed on 2001-11-06. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
    $6,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-14. Completion date: 2001-12-31.
  • T W BOYS CO INC (14777 ADDISON WAY; small business)
    $38,450 with Army for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies. Signed on 2005-10-24. Completion date: 2006-01-25.
  • FMS SECURE SOLUTIONS, LLC (14709 CARRIAGE MILL DR; small business)
    $36,500 with Air Force for Systems Engineering Services. Signed on 2003-08-19. Completion date: 2004-05-31.
  • MARTIN, D MATTHEW (17525 TIMBERLEIGH WAY; small business)
    $2,932 with Defense Logistics Agency for Communications Services. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2004-11-17. Completion date: 2005-10-25.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 15 establishments)
  • Construction: Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (20-49: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 6)
  • Construction: Electrical Contractors (10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 4)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 5)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (20-49: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Custom Computer Programming Services (20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$380,52090$474,956873$325,17443$194,4997$400,433
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$430,39411$632,66547$333,3196$183,6481$226,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$303,97516$556,608191$381,61415$81,2026$250,638
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$373,41310$575,449141$357,0766$236,4833$254,017
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$278,7253$824,11034$347,6813$138,8101$597,760
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5142.01 , 5142.02, 6040.01, 6040.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$424,5988$352,694
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$333,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$560,5131$205,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$496,7301$508,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5142.01 , 5142.02, 6040.01, 6040.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 21797
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 21797 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of reported fires - 38 took place in 2018, and the least - 9 in 2014. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 21797 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.8%), and Outside Fires (39.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 21797
    • 18843.8%Structure Fires
    • 16839.2%Outside Fires
    • 6214.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 21797, Maryland

Most common first names in zip code 21797 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4480.9 years
William4376.1 years
John3876.0 years
James3270.7 years
Robert2673.4 years
Margaret2378.0 years
George2176.9 years
Charles2074.0 years
Harry1674.9 years
Helen1579.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 21797 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harrison2574.6 years
Pickett1976.5 years
Fleming1776.5 years
Duvall1572.9 years
Smith1372.9 years
Gosnell1376.3 years
Warfield1282.1 years
Miller1177.3 years
Mullinix1175.1 years
Dorsey977.0 years
Businesses in zip code 21797
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1FedEx1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
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