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Cities: Ocean City, MD (51.92%), West Ocean City, MD (38.11%)
County: Worcester County, MD

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 11,408
Zip code population in 2010: 11,089
Zip code population in 2000: 10,147




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Houses and condos: 32,585
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,169
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 21842: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,283 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.8% ($2,867)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,046)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,933 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,763 (0.8%)

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Males: 5,870  (51.5%)
Females: 5,538  (48.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 21842:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21842:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 21842 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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Urban population: 11,185
Rural population: 222

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $366,600
21842:

$366,600
Maryland:

$287,100



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 21842 zip code as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 21842 to the number of sex offenders is 543 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.7 years
Maryland median age:

38.0 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Maryland:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21842, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $62,320 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$62,320
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $33,434 (reported on 76.9% of returns)
Here:

$33,434
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 142.3% for AGIs below $10k, 70.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 28.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $3,543 (reported on 51.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$3,543
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,518 (reported on 31.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,518
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$54,485 (reported on 25.2% of returns)
Here:

+$54,485
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$18,336 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$18,336
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 6.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,636 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
21842:

$3,636
Maryland:

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

Self-employed pension: $16,859 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,859
Maryland:

$17,155

Total itemized deductions: $20,084 (18% of AGI, reported on 43.8% of returns)
Here:

$20,084
State:

$22,960

Here:

17.9% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.3% for AGIs below $10k, 14.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 16.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,396 (2% of AGI, reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,396
State:

$4,031

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $12,675 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
21842:

$12,675
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,353 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,353
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.0%
Here:

65%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 66.2% for AGIs below $10k, 58.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.6% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$55,689
Maryland:

$70,004

Ocean City, MD (21842) map

Nearest zip codes: 21813, 21811, 21862, 19975, 19944, 21872.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.3%
Maryland:

51.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.5%
Maryland:

5.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 196
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,153


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 120 (87 now married, 33 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,744 (1,002 now married, 742 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21842 with a mortgage: 2,467 (23 second mortgage, 432 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,713

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,838
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $711

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

11.8%
Whole state:

10.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

8.8%
Whole state:

5.1%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

7.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3


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

Notable locations in zip code 21842: White Marlin Marina (A), Sunset Marina (B), Sunset Business Park (C), Route 611 Business Center (D), Ocean City Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Fishermans Marina (F), Bahia Marina (G), Advanced Marina (H), Worcester County Fire Department Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Headquarters (I), Town of Ocean City Public Safety Building (J), Ocean City District Courthouse (K), Ocean City Branch Library (L), Ocean City City Hall (M), Ocean City Police Department Boardwalk Substation (N), Ocean City Police Department (O), Worcester County Fire Department Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Station 4 (P), Worcester County Fire Department Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Station 5 (Q), Worcester County Fire Department Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Station 3 (R), Worcester County Fire Department Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (S), Ocean City Fire Marshal's Office (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Gold Coast Mall Shopping Center (1), Ocean City Square Shopping Center (2), Midway Shopping Center (3), Montego Bay Shopping Center (4), Ocean Plaza Mall Shopping Center (5), Village Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 21842 include: Saint Andrews Catholic Church (A), Saint George Greek Orthodox Church (B), Saint Lukes Catholic Church (C), Atlantic United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Holy Savior Catholic Church (F), Ocean City Baptist Church (G), Saint Marys Star of the Sea Catholic Church (H), Saint Pauls-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Jenkins Creek (A), Turville Creek (B), Herring Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 21842 include: Sixtyfirst Street Park (1), Northside Park (2), Jolly Roger Amusement Park (3), Gorman Avenue Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Maryland Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Ocean City Chamber of Commerce (12741 Ocean Gateway) (1), Event Planning (14 36th Street) (2), Captain Howard Cleaver (Tours & Charters; 307 Dorchester St) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 440
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,105
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,525
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,111
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,953
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,001
  • 1950 to 1959: 685
  • 1940 to 1949: 836
  • 1939 or earlier: 929


Zip code 21842 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 21842
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 184
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,094
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,733
  • 4 bedrooms: 824
  • 5+ bedrooms: 301
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 275
  • 2 bedrooms: 402
  • 3 bedrooms: 352
  • 4 bedrooms: 122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 21842 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 126
  • 1 vehicle: 1,727
  • 2 vehicles: 1,620
  • 3 vehicles: 496
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 126
  • no vehicle: 96
  • 1 vehicle: 480
  • 2 vehicles: 511
  • 3 vehicles: 74
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 8


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 21842 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 21842 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 21842:

  • Less than $10,000: 28
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 28
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 16
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 12
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 32
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 11
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 19
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 39
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 104
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 102
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 170
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 365
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 532
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 949
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 496
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 788
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 290
  • $1,000,000 or more: 199

 



21842 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 21842:

  • $100 to $149: 31
  • $200 to $249: 40
  • $350 to $399: 11
  • $500 to $549: 77
  • $550 to $599: 35
  • $600 to $649: 65
  • $650 to $699: 40
  • $700 to $749: 145
  • $750 to $799: 32
  • $800 to $899: 129
  • $900 to $999: 88
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 200
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 84
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 17
  • $2,000 or more: 46
  • No cash rent: 129
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $1,024.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $510,971.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $422,813
  • Some other race householders: $255,517
  • Two or more races householders: $739,655
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $614,855

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $366,600
21842:

$366,600
Maryland:

$287,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $261,200 - $573,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $329,824
Here:

$329,824
State:

$394,024

Townhouses or other attached units: $364,634
Here:

$364,634
State:

$220,506

In 2-unit structures: $531,531
Here:

$531,531
State:

$245,565

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $310,734
Here:

$310,734
State:

$228,461

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $432,057
Here:

$432,057
State:

$305,998

Mobile homes: $185,538
Here:

$185,538
State:

$65,058

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,722
  • One, attached: 1,818
  • Two: 652
  • 3 or 4: 1,122
  • 5 to 9: 3,290
  • 10 to 19: 4,843
  • 20 to 49: 5,376
  • 50 or more: 8,826
  • Mobile homes: 1,936

Unemployment: 6.6%
21842 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,052 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 359 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 93 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36 (1%)
  • Railroad: 49 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 22 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (1%)
  • Walked: 225 (4%)
  • Other means: 55 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 273 (5%)
 

21842 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 458
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 979
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,040
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 742
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 489
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 40
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 389
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 160
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 139
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 234
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 114
  • 90 or more minutes: 179
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,350
  • In family households: 8,897 (2,504 male householders, 767 female householders)
    2,888 spouses, 2,263 children (2,147 natural, 43 adopted, 75 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 74 brothers or sisters, 97 parents, 186 other relatives, 57 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,453 (888 male householders (736 living alone)), 1,190 female householders (1,061 living alone)), 375 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 58 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,196 2-persons, 439 3-persons, 203 4-persons, 246 5-persons, 187 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,797 1-person, 214 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 16 4-persons

1,520 married couples with children.
239 single-parent households (123 men, 116 women).

88.8% of residents of 21842 zip code speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 16% well, 21% not well).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% very well, 16% well, 9% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (8% very well, 92% well).

Foreign born population: 832 (7.3%)
(38.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.3%
Whole state:

13.9%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (24%)
  • Kazakhstan (20%)
  • Ecuador (10%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Belarus (4%)
  • India (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 443
  • 1990 to 1999: 90
  • 1980 to 1989: 100
  • Before 1980: 299

Races in zip code 21842:

White population: 9,987
Black population: 244
American Indian population: 21
Asian population: 132
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 28
Two or more races population: 132
Hispanic or Latino population: 545

Most common first ancestries reported in 21842 (%):



  • English (16%)
  • Irish (16%)
  • Other groups (15%)
  • German (15%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • American (4%)
  • Polish (3%)


Zip code 21842 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • OCEAN CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (12828 CENTER DRIVE in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-231001
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • OCEAN CITY WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (6405 SEABAY DRIVE in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES MAJOR, NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT, SEWAGE SLUDGE UTILIZATION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER NONHAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL.
    Alternative names: MAYOR AND CITY CO.OCEAN_CITY, OCEAN CITY WASTE TREAT PL, WOR, OCEAN CITY WWTP, TOWN OF OCEAN CITY
  • 7-ELEVEN #23819 (11911 COASTAL HIGHWAY in OCEAN CITY, 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)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES
    Organizations: THE SOUTHLAND CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: 7 ELEVEN 23819, 7-11 STORE - 11911 COASTAL HIGHWAY
  • ADVANCED MARINA (122 66 TH STREET in OCEAN CITY, 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: MARINAS
    Alternative names: ADVANCED MARINA/ MARK WENZLAFF
  • 7 11 STORE 13900 COASTAL HIGHWAY (13900 COASTAL HIGHWAY in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES
  • QUALITY INN (17TH STREET & BOARDWALK in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: EATING PLACES
  • 7-ELEVEN #23366 (5809 COASTAL HIGHWAY in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: GROCERY STORES
    Alternative names: 7-11 STORE - 5809 COASTAL HIGHWAY
  • BEACH PIT, THE (ROUTE 50 & ROUTE 611 in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: EATING PLACES
  • PHILLIPS SEAFOOD 1401 COASTAL (1401 COASTAL HIGHWAY in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: EATING PLACES
    Alternative names: PHILLIP S SEAFOOD - 1401 COASTAL
  • ATLANTIC CONTRACTING KEYSER POINT (10104 KEYSER POINT ROAD in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: CRUSHED AND BROKEN STONE
  • BAHIA MARINA, INCORPORATED (2107 HERRING WAY in OCEAN CITY, 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: MARINAS
  • BAYSIDE JET DRIVE,LLC. (106 52ND STREET in OCEAN CITY, 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: MARINAS
  • PLANET WINGS (817 ATLANTIC AVENUE in OCEAN CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: EATING PLACES

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 21842:

  • Harrison Hall Hotel, 1409 Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 289-6222
  • Best Western Flagship Oceanfront, 2600 Baltimore Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 289-3384, Fax: (410) 289-1743
  • Quality Inn Oceanfront, 5400 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 524-7200, Fax: (410) 723-0018
  • Albright's Assoc Albright Motel, # 3 N 1ST St, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 289-9205
  • Beachmark Motel, 73RD St & Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (800) 638-1600
  • Coastal Inn, 2601 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 289-7722
  • Coconut Malorie Hotel, 201 60TH St In The Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (410) 723-6100, Fax: (410) 524-9327
  • Ramada Limited Convention Center , 4201 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842 , Phone: (800) 288-6488, Fax: (410) 289-1617
  • 40 other hotels and motels
All 48 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 21842

Zip code 21842 marital status for males
Zip code 21842 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Population in 1990: 6,914. Population change in the 1990s: +3,233 (+46.8%).

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

  • This state: 5,958
  • Northeast: 1,955
  • Midwest: 375
  • South: 2,008
  • West: 180

49% of the 21842 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

91% of the 21842 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% 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): 311
Here:

39.1%
Maryland:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

18.4%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

4.9%
Maryland:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Legal occupations: 250,001
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 102,404
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 88,104
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 72,721
  • Management occupations: 62,794
  • Healthcare support occupations: 52,273

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

  • CHERY INDUSTRIES, INC (12818 WHISPER TRACE DR; small business)
    $43,919 with Army for ADP Support Equipment. Signed on 2005-09-27. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • PRINCESS BAYSIDE MANAGEMENT CO (4801 COASTAL HWY; small business)
    $31,103 with Army for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Other Residential Buildings. Signed on 2000-07-10. Completion date: 2000-06-06.
  • ARMSTRONG CONSULTING (#203 SEA PALMS, 14 - 45TH; small business) : $28,393 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $9,606 with Air Force for Other Energy -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-05-26. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $9,401, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-03. Completion date: 2004-08-02.
    $9,386, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-05. Completion date: 2004-10-29.
  • STOWAWAY GRAND HOTEL (2100 BALTIMORE AVE; small business)
    $3,500 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-10-31. Completion date: 2003-11-02.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 6 establishments, 20-49 employees: 28 establishments, 10-19 employees: 25 establishments, 5-9 employees: 12 establishments, 1-4 employees: 41 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 2, 50-99: 6, 20-49: 11, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 15, 1-4: 41)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 5, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 10, 1-4: 39)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (250-499: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers (20-49: 3, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 41)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (100-249: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 8)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars (100-249: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 9)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 5)

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 (Noninst.)




6 people in military barracks, etc.

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • 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: 1


Most common first names in zip code 21842 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12072.5 years
John11072.2 years
Mary8276.4 years
James7071.1 years
Charles6872.9 years
Robert6170.9 years
Joseph5474.7 years
George4775.3 years
Margaret4080.6 years
Elizabeth3877.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 21842 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2274.0 years
Jones2278.3 years
Davis2177.6 years
Bunting1775.2 years
Cropper1578.7 years
Taylor1577.6 years
Savage1380.7 years
Hudson1371.1 years
Hastings1378.1 years
Brown1278.1 years
Businesses in zip code 21842
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6JoS. A. Bank1
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Aeropostale1Marshalls1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Baskin-Robbins4McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike7
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut2
Clarion1Quality3
Comfort Inn2RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen4Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
DressBarn1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway4
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile2
Famous Footwear1Taco Bell1
FedEx7True Value1
GNC2U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS6
Gap1Vans1
Holiday Inn3Wendy's1
Howard Johnson2World Gym1
IZOD1


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