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21842 Zip Code (Ocean City, MD) Detailed Profile



Cities: Ocean City, MD (51.92%), West Ocean City, MD (38.11%)
County: Worcester County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 11,326
Zip code population in 2010: 11,089
Zip code population in 2000: 10,147

Houses and condos: 32,798
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,459
% of renters here:

28%
State:

34%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 21842: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,274 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.9% ($2,817)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,220)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,894 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,717 (1.0%)

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Males: 5,777  (51.0%)
Females: 5,549  (49.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 21842:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21842:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 21842 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Races in zip code 21842

  • Zip code 21842 races chart
    • 9,987White population
    • 244Black population
    • 21American Indian population
    • 132Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 28Some other race population
    • 132Two or more races population
    • 545Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 11,104
Rural population: 221

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $297,600
21842:

$297,600
Maryland:

$299,800



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 21842 zip code as of September 25, 2017.
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:

54.1 years
Maryland median age:

38.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
Maryland:

2.7 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21842, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $59,778 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$59,778
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $38,285 (reported on 77.0% of returns)
Here:

$38,285
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.5% for AGIs below $25k, 67.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 49.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 33.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $4,585 (reported on 42.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$4,585
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $7,024 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
Here:

$7,024
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$17,920 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

+$17,920
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,956 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$15,956
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,769 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
21842:

$15,769
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,825 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
21842:

$17,825
Maryland:

$24,439

Total itemized deductions: $29,283 (24% of AGI, reported on 35.2% of returns)
Here:

$29,283
State:

$27,886

Here:

23.7% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $25k, 14.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 17.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,510 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,510
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $11,474 (reported on 35.0% of returns)
21842:

$11,474
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,610 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,610
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.7%
Here:

55%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 46.0% for AGIs below $25k, 52.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 84.0% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2015:
This zip code:

$52,647
Maryland:

$75,847
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:

28.6%
Maryland:

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

5.4%
Maryland:

5.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 405
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,852


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 81 (81 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,947 (739 now married, 1,208 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21842 with a mortgage: 2,071 (65 second mortgage, 275 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,727

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,793
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $631

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

8.8%
Whole state:

9.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

7.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • 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

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 149Built 2010 to 2013
  • 3,535Built 2000 to 2009
  • 3,206Built 1990 to 1999
  • 10,798Built 1980 to 1989
  • 10,711Built 1970 to 1979
  • 2,611Built 1960 to 1969
  • 741Built 1950 to 1959
  • 309Built 1940 to 1949
  • 738Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 21842 population

Zip code 21842 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ocean City, MD (21842)

  • 34no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 9902 bedrooms
  • 1,6563 bedrooms
  • 6284 bedrooms
  • 3085+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21842 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ocean City, MD (21842)

  • 17no bedroom
  • 3531 bedroom
  • 6482 bedrooms
  • 2413 bedrooms
  • 1344 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21842 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean City, MD (21842) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 124no vehicle
  • 1,6761 vehicle
  • 1,4232 vehicles
  • 3673 vehicles
  • 1254 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21842 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Ocean City, MD (21842) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 265no vehicle
  • 7441 vehicle
  • 3532 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 21842 population

  • Zip code 21842 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 21842 household income distribution in 2015
  • 241Less than $10,000
  • 176$10,000 to $14,999
  • 379$15,000 to $19,999
  • 238$20,000 to $24,999
  • 390$25,000 to $29,999
  • 418$30,000 to $34,999
  • 132$35,000 to $39,999
  • 237$40,000 to $44,999
  • 272$45,000 to $49,999
  • 451$50,000 to $59,999
  • 464$60,000 to $74,999
  • 483$75,000 to $99,999
  • 339$100,000 to $124,999
  • 262$125,000 to $149,999
  • 400$150,000 to $199,999
  • 375$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 21842

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 21842
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 20$90,000 to $99,999
  • 54$100,000 to $124,999
  • 182$125,000 to $149,999
  • 213$150,000 to $174,999
  • 159$175,000 to $199,999
  • 603$200,000 to $249,999
  • 480$250,000 to $299,999
  • 921$300,000 to $399,999
  • 369$400,000 to $499,999
  • 391$500,000 to $749,999
  • 143$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 21842

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 21842
  • 6Less than $100
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 34$200 to $249
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 96$500 to $549
  • 39$550 to $599
  • 84$600 to $649
  • 45$650 to $699
  • 88$700 to $749
  • 123$750 to $799
  • 180$800 to $899
  • 147$900 to $999
  • 238$1,000 to $1,249
  • 100$1,250 to $1,499
  • 24$1,500 to $1,999
  • 58$2,000 to $2,499
  • 54$2,500 to $2,999
  • 12$3,000 to $3,499
  • 89No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,038.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $268,455.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $343,233
  • Some other race householders: $207,424
  • Two or more races householders: $600,440
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $499,129

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $297,600
21842:

$297,600
Maryland:

$299,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $209,200 - $401,500

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $354,957
Here:

$354,957
State:

$405,490

Townhouses or other attached units: $379,322
Here:

$379,322
State:

$240,612

In 2-unit structures: $319,667
Here:

$319,667
State:

$254,133

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $251,092
Here:

$251,092
State:

$250,406

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $269,206
Here:

$269,206
State:

$254,809

Mobile homes: $171,028
Here:

$171,028
State:

$83,775

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,696
  • One, attached: 2,316
  • Two: 475
  • 3 or 4: 1,450
  • 5 to 9: 3,063
  • 10 to 19: 4,713
  • 20 to 49: 6,235
  • 50 or more: 8,044
  • Mobile homes: 1,806

Unemployment: 6.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21842

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21842
  • 78.7%4,121Drove a car alone
  • 3.9%206Carpooled
  • 1.4%72Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.4%72Taxi
  • 0.4%20Motorcycle
  • 1.4%75Bicycle
  • 6.9%362Walked
  • 0.7%39Other means
  • 5.2%272Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21842

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21842
  • 480Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,2015 to 9 minutes
  • 1,16210 to 14 minutes
  • 58715 to 19 minutes
  • 36020 to 24 minutes
  • 11525 to 29 minutes
  • 23130 to 34 minutes
  • 14235 to 39 minutes
  • 20240 to 44 minutes
  • 26545 to 59 minutes
  • 13160 to 89 minutes
  • 9190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,215
  • In family households: 7,882 (1,819 male householders, 1,016 female householders)
    2,366 spouses, 2,105 children (1,997 natural, 40 adopted, 70 stepchildren), 219 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 103 parents, 34 other relatives, 125 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,333 (1,033 male householders (829 living alone)), 1,389 female householders (1,163 living alone)), 911 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 111 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,007 2-persons, 446 3-persons, 215 4-persons, 78 5-persons, 83 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,992 1-person, 329 2-persons, 59 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons

991 married couples with children.
276 single-parent households (40 men, 236 women).

91.8% of residents of 21842 zip code speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% very well, 5% well).
5.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% very well, 20% well, 1% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% very well, 65% well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% well).

Foreign born population: 787 (6.9%)
(60.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.9%
Whole state:

15.2%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 14%Greece
  • 11%Albania
  • 5%Scotland
  • 4%Romania
  • 4%Guyana
  • 4%Russia
  • 4%Ecuador

Most common first ancestries reported in 21842 (%)

  • 18%Irish
  • 15%English
  • 13%American
  • 12%German
  • 11%Italian
  • 5%Russian
  • 3%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 172010 or later
  • 2822000 to 2009
  • 1041990 to 1999
  • 478Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 21842 population

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

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 73%Electricity
  • 16%Utility gas
  • 6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

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

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

  • This state: 5,949
  • Northeast: 2,115
  • Midwest: 555
  • South: 1,722
  • West: 104

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.

87% of the 21842 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% 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, 3% 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): 177
Here:

29.3%
Maryland:

13.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

19.7%
Maryland:

14.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 63
Here:

17.5%
Maryland:

18.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 94,487Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 90,278Legal occupations
  • 82,500Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 77,788Community and social service occupations
  • 54,500Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 53,750Management occupations
Note: State values scaled to 21842 population

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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 6 people in military barracks, etc.

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: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
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-Eleven6IZOD1
AT&T2JoS. A. Bank1
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins4MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike7
Best Western1Outback1
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Pac Sun1
CVS3Panera Bread1
Cinnabon 1Papa John's Pizza1
Clarion1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn2Quality3
Comfort Suites1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen4Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
DressBarn1Staples1
Dressbarn1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway4
Econo Lodge1Superfresh2
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC2True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
Gap1UPS6
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn3Wendy's1
Howard Johnson2World Gym1
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