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Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,642
Zip code population in 2010: 1,736
Zip code population in 2000: 1,900

Houses and condos: 928
Renter-occupied apartments: 113
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 21838: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 53.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 21838
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,035)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,336)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,018 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,128 (1.2%)

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Males: 783  (47.7%)
Females: 859  (52.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 21838:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21838:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Zip code 21838 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 21838 (2017)
    • 1,20163.2%White
    • 32417.1%Black
    • 1598.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 261.4%Two or more races
    • 150.8%Asian
    • 90.5%American Indian
    • 20.1%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $151,814
21838:

$151,814
Maryland:

$312,500



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 21838 zip code as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 21838 is 342 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21838, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,231 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,231
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $35,163 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$35,163
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.9% for AGIs below $25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $992 (reported on 30.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$992
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,808 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,808
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,771 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

+$2,771
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,027 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,027
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,850 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
21838:

$7,850
Maryland:

$17,065

Total itemized deductions: $20,617 (27% of AGI, reported on 29.6% of returns)
Here:

$20,617
State:

$27,886

Here:

26.6% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 10.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,355 (reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,355
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,342 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
21838:

$7,342
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,228 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,228
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 63.9% for AGIs below $25k, 52.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 83.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21838, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,752 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,752
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $32,332 (reported on 84.9% of returns)
Here:

$32,332
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 99.3% for AGIs below $10k, 80.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,325 (reported on 37.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,325
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,976 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,976
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,171 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$14,171
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,097 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,097
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$548 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here +$548
State -$4,771

IRA payment deduction: $2,696 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
21838:

$2,696
Maryland:

$2,968

Total itemized deductions: $15,983 (23% of AGI, reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,983
State:

$22,960

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,150 (5% of AGI, reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,150
State:

$4,031

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,178 (reported on 69.0% of returns)
21838:

$5,178
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,585 (reported on 22.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,585
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.0%
Here:

64%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 57.2% for AGIs below $10k, 63.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$56,938
Maryland:

$80,776
21838 map Nearest zip codes: 21871, 23427, 21817, 23426, 21867, 21890.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.2%
Maryland:

48.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.6%
Maryland:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 120
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 566


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 20 (11 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 287 (92 now married, 195 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21838 with a mortgage: 343 (19 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 235

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,174
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $575

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.9%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.2%
Whole state:

4.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

7.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4
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  • Notable locations in zip code 21838: Long Point Light (A), Marion Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 21838 include: Ebenezer Church (A), Handy Memorial Church (B), Liberia Church (C), Moores Chapel (D), Mount Peer Church (E), Phoenix Church (F), Quindocqua Church (G), Marion Baptist Church (H), Saint Pauls Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Quindocqua Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2), Trinity Cemetery (3), Landford Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Swamps: Marumsco Marsh (A), Richardson Marsh (B), Langford Marsh (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Jones Gut (A), Colbourn Creek (B), East Creek (C), Little Jones Gut (D), Peggys Gut (E), Johnson Creek (F), Tulls Branch (G), Pocomoke River (H), Gunby Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1382000 to 2009
  • 1761990 to 1999
  • 1131980 to 1989
  • 1541970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 921950 to 1959
  • 901940 to 1949
  • 1441939 or earlier

Zip code 21838 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 21838
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 21838
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 1162 bedrooms
  • 3983 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 21838
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 21838
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 502 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 21838 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 21838 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 2081 vehicle
  • 1352 vehicles
  • 1353 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 21838 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 21838 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 811 vehicle
  • 172 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 21838 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 21838 household income distribution in 2017
  • 62$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 46$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 61$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $44,999
  • 49$45,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 136$60,000 to $74,999
  • 85$75,000 to $99,999
  • 55$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 21838

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 21838
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 30$40,000 to $49,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$70,000 to $79,999
  • 73$80,000 to $89,999
  • 14$90,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 35$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • 83$300,000 to $399,999
  • 113$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 21838

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 21838
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 21$500 to $549
  • 20$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 23No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $184,332
  • Black or African American householders: $140,149
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $150,223
  • Two or more races householders: $150,223

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,814
21838:

$151,814
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,841 - $381,428
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 21838

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 686
  • One, attached: 12
  • Mobile homes: 225

Unemployment: 1.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21838

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21838
  • 83.8%693Drove a car alone
  • 4.7%39Carpooled
  • 0.8%7Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.3%27Walked
  • 7.5%62Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21838

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21838
  • 43Less than 5 minutes
  • 225 to 9 minutes
  • 9610 to 14 minutes
  • 11215 to 19 minutes
  • 9620 to 24 minutes
  • 1825 to 29 minutes
  • 2230 to 34 minutes
  • 3535 to 39 minutes
  • 1640 to 44 minutes
  • 18945 to 59 minutes
  • 5360 to 89 minutes
  • 5990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,637
  • In family households: 1,355 (190 male householders, 263 female householders)
    323 spouses, 339 children (293 natural, 10 adopted, 38 stepchildren), 100 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 49 parents, 18 other relatives, 52 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 282 (98 male householders (88 living alone)), 139 female householders (109 living alone)), 43 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 219 2-persons, 103 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 197 1-person, 40 2-persons

107 married couples with children.
72 single-parent households (22 men, 50 women).

99.7% of residents of 21838 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.2%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.2%
Whole state:

15.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 21838
  • 29%American
  • 15%Irish
  • 10%English
  • 6%Italian
  • 4%German
  • 4%European
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 2Before 1990

Zip code 21838 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • MARION SCHOOL (28573 HUDSON CORNER ROAD in MARION, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: MARION SARAH PEYTON SCHOOL

Zip code 21838 marital status for males
Zip code 21838 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 34.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 2,323.

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

  • This state: 1,105
  • Northeast: 99
  • Midwest: 8
  • South: 384
  • West: 34

67% of the 21838 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

94% of the 21838 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in 21838

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Maryland:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Maryland:

12.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

11.5%
Maryland:

18.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 98,622Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 73,766Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 61,606Transportation occupations
  • 43,439Management occupations
  • 38,991Sales and related occupations
  • 37,026Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: New Housing Operative Builders (1-4: 1)

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:

  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 21838 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3075.3 years
John2975.1 years
George2671.4 years
Mary2182.3 years
Anna1279.1 years
Charles1172.6 years
James1175.9 years
Robert1072.7 years
Joseph1072.3 years
Samuel1075.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 21838 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whittington2578.0 years
Ward1574.5 years
Johnson1476.5 years
Maddox1470.4 years
Bell1473.2 years
Williams1270.3 years
Jones1274.4 years
Evans1174.9 years
Marshall972.8 years
Taylor977.8 years
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