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21901 Zip Code (North East, MD) Detailed Profile




Cities: North East, MD (3.31%), Charlestown, MD (1.27%)
County: Cecil County, MD
Estimated zip code population in 2022: 19,947
Zip code population in 2010: 15,875
Zip code population in 2000: 12,496

Houses and condos: 8,062
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,801
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 21901: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 49.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 405 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2022:
This zip code:

0.9% ($2,976)
Maryland:

0.9% ($3,777)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,890 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,246 (1.0%)

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Males: 10,355  (51.9%)
Females: 9,592  (48.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 21901:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21901:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Zip code 21901 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 21901 (2022)
    • 17,06085.5%White
    • 1,1815.9%Black
    • 7213.6%Two or more races
    • 4662.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4232.1%Asian
    • 780.4%Some other race
    • 170.09%American Indian
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Urban population: 10,814
Rural population: 9,132

Estimated median house/condo value in 2022: $329,466
21901:

$329,466
Maryland:

$398,100



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in 21901 zip code as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 21901 is 600 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.9 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 21901, filed in 2021:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $74,171 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$74,171
State:

$86,905

Salary/wage: $62,422 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$62,422
State:

$73,953
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1129.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3588.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6480.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9809.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18432.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 71571.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $803 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$803
Maryland:

$1,528
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs below $25k, 13.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 27.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 461.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,223 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,223
State:

$8,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $25k, 13.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 26.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 179.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1036.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,250 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,250
State:

+$25,238
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k, 15.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 22.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 294.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7420.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,076 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,076
State:

+$11,398
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.4% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 129.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 211.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 198.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2240.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $20,211 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
21901:

$20,211
Maryland:

$20,944
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.8% for AGIs below $25k, 71.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 141.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 223.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 586.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1646.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employed (Keogh) retirement plans: $9,900 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
21901:

$9,900
Maryland:

$29,558
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Total itemized deductions: $25,104 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$25,104
State:

$30,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 33.1% for AGIs below $25k, 95.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 384.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 762.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1178.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4528.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,169 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$6,169
State:

$9,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 116.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 231.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1290.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,305 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
21901:

$8,305
State:

$8,475
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 25.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 129.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 273.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 422.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1229.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,206 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,206
State:

$2,151
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.1% for AGIs below $25k, 67.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 94.0%
Here:

94%
State:

90%
(% for various income ranges: 92.4% for AGIs below $25k, 95.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 94.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 97.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21901, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $60,425 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$60,425
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $53,605 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$53,605
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.4% for AGIs below $25k, 80.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 56.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $712 (reported on 39.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$712
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,882 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,882
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,500 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,500
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,700 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,700
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,498 (reported on 8.3% of returns)
21901:

$15,498
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $19,000 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
21901:

$19,000
Maryland:

$24,439

Total itemized deductions: $22,642 (22% of AGI, reported on 43.2% of returns)
Here:

$22,642
State:

$27,886

Here:

22.4% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 16.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,849 (reported on 33.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,849
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $9,508 (reported on 42.9% of returns)
21901:

$9,508
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,196 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,196
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.8%
Here:

49%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 41.7% for AGIs below $25k, 48.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21901, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $48,890 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,890
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $43,618 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$43,618
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 146.0% for AGIs below $10k, 78.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,159 (reported on 45.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,159
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,723 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,723
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,723 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,723
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,736 (reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,736
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,913 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
21901:

$2,913
Maryland:

$2,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,808 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,808
Maryland:

$17,155

Total itemized deductions: $18,499 (23% of AGI, reported on 43.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,499
State:

$22,960

Here:

22.8% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 18.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 19.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,278 (3% of AGI, reported on 36.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,278
State:

$4,031

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,746 (reported on 77.3% of returns)
21901:

$6,746
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,714 (reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,714
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.0%
Here:

57%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.8% for AGIs below $10k, 59.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2022:
This zip code:

$102,145
Maryland:

$94,991
North East, MD (21901) map Nearest zip codes: 21914, 21903, 21921, 21902, 21916, 21904.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.5%
Maryland:

45.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.0%
Maryland:

46.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,142
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,104


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 253 (146 now married, 105 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,357 (2,116 now married, 2,241 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21901 with a mortgage: 3,830 (345 second mortgage, 279 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 57

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,848
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $715

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

11.2%
Whole state:

9.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2022:
This zip code:

5.6%
Whole state:

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

7.3
State:

7.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 21901: Camp Rodney (A), Cecil County Central Landfill (B), Chesapeake Isle (C), Tapeta Farm (D), Eagles Roost Farm And Orchards (E), Chesapeake Bay Golf Club (F), Anchor Marina (G), Morning Cheer Camp (H), Camp Brisson (I), Collins Fishery (J), Connards Point Fishery (K), Coziers Fishery (L), Fords Fishery (M), Frenchs Fishery (N), Indian Cabin Fishery (O), King and Chappells Fishery (P), Negro Swamp Fishery (Q), Peninsula Industrial Park (R), Rullers Fishery (S), Sandy Cove Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Northeast Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 21901 include: Bethel United Methodist Church (A), Bethel Lutheran Church (B), Brick Meeting House (C), Charlestown Baptist Church (D), First Pentecostal Church (E), Harts Chapel United Methodist Church (F), Mount Carmel Baptist Church (G), North East Baptist Church (H), North East United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Memorial Cemetery (1), Rosebank Cemetery (2), Trinity Cemetery (3), Zion Cemetery (4), Elk Neck Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Plum Creek Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Muddy Creek (A), North East Creek (B), Piney Creek (C), Wapiti Creek (D), Antler Creek (E), Stony Run (F), Hance Point Creek (G), West Branch Little Northeast Creek (H), Ford Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 21901 include: Elk Neck State Park (1), North East Community Park (2), North East Little League Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 442020 or later
  • 1,3282010 to 2019
  • 2,2912000 to 2009
  • 1,0401990 to 1999
  • 1,2641980 to 1989
  • 5641970 to 1979
  • 4021960 to 1969
  • 6621950 to 1959
  • 1871940 to 1949
  • 4151939 or earlier

Zip code 21901 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North East, MD (21901)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in North East, MD (21901)
  • 69no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 5512 bedrooms
  • 2,3193 bedrooms
  • 2,0934 bedrooms
  • 3275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North East, MD (21901)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in North East, MD (21901)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4261 bedroom
  • 4402 bedrooms
  • 6463 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in North East, MD (21901) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in North East, MD (21901) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 47no vehicle
  • 9221 vehicle
  • 2,3722 vehicles
  • 1,4253 vehicles
  • 2674 vehicles
  • 3335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in North East, MD (21901) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in North East, MD (21901) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 374no vehicle
  • 7251 vehicle
  • 5802 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

  • Zip code 21901 household income distribution in 2022

  • Zip code 21901 household income distribution in 2022
  • 260Less than $10,000
  • 214$10,000 to $14,999
  • 101$15,000 to $19,999
  • 123$20,000 to $24,999
  • 239$25,000 to $29,999
  • 116$30,000 to $34,999
  • 254$35,000 to $39,999
  • 77$40,000 to $44,999
  • 91$45,000 to $49,999
  • 392$50,000 to $59,999
  • 640$60,000 to $74,999
  • 967$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,042$100,000 to $124,999
  • 683$125,000 to $149,999
  • 837$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,132$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 21901

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2022 in zip code 21901
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 47$25,000 to $29,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$60,000 to $69,999
  • 89$100,000 to $124,999
  • 164$125,000 to $149,999
  • 146$150,000 to $174,999
  • 251$175,000 to $199,999
  • 439$200,000 to $249,999
  • 944$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,415$300,000 to $399,999
  • 769$400,000 to $499,999
  • 556$500,000 to $749,999
  • 184$750,000 to $999,999
  • 85$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 21901

  • Rent paid by renters in 2022 in zip code 21901
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 42$350 to $399
  • 28$400 to $449
  • 88$600 to $649
  • 71$650 to $699
  • 31$700 to $749
  • 98$750 to $799
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 198$900 to $999
  • 455$1,000 to $1,249
  • 380$1,250 to $1,499
  • 203$1,500 to $1,999
  • 30$2,000 to $2,499
  • 52$2,500 to $2,999
  • 47No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,348.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2022: $275,455.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2022 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $330,464
  • Black or African American householders: $211,567
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $429,379
  • Asian householders: $403,152
  • Some other race householders: $237,295
  • Two or more races householders: $231,799
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $617,467

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $329,466
21901:

$329,466
Maryland:

$398,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $258,817 - $445,165

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $304,230
Here:

$304,230
State:

$526,819

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,275
Here:

$180,275
State:

$328,305

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $768,554
Here:

$768,554
State:

$295,378

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $194,575
Here:

$194,575
State:

$350,378

Mobile homes: $82,107
Here:

$82,107
State:

$89,353
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 21901
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,460
  • One, attached: 938
  • Two: 273
  • 3 or 4: 131
  • 5 to 9: 268
  • 10 to 19: 426
  • 20 to 49: 235
  • 50 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 242

Unemployment: 4.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21901

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21901
  • 69.5%7,065Drove a car alone
  • 11.5%1,165Carpooled
  • 0.1%6Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%3Subway or elevated
  • 0.5%48Taxi
  • 1.9%188Walked
  • 2.3%233Other means
  • 14.6%1,485Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21901

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21901
  • 281Less than 5 minutes
  • 8895 to 9 minutes
  • 86110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,03915 to 19 minutes
  • 1,20620 to 24 minutes
  • 55925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,03230 to 34 minutes
  • 49235 to 39 minutes
  • 39440 to 44 minutes
  • 97345 to 59 minutes
  • 60560 to 89 minutes
  • 21090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,947
  • Male householders: 3,318 (850 living alone), Female householders: 3,897 (795 living alone)
  • 4,080 spouses (3,994 opposite-sex spouses), 483 unmarried partners, (457 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,786 children (5,710 natural, 200 adopted, 849 stepchildren), 560 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 203 parents, 17 foster children, 286 other relatives, 268 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 54 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,110 2-persons, 1,062 3-persons, 1,109 4-persons, 621 5-persons, 247 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,649 1-person, 308 2-persons, 22 3-persons

3,520 married couples with children.
1,315 single-parent households (249 men, 1,066 women).

94.4% of residents of 21901 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 17% well, 2% not well, 2% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% very well, 27% well, 5% not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% very well, 9% well, 17% not well, 15% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 701 (3.5%)
(52.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.5%
Whole state:

16.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 29%Malaysia
  • 12%Thailand
  • 10%Bhutan
  • 7%Sweden
  • 6%Ivory Coast
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 21901
  • 13%German
  • 13%American
  • 12%Irish
  • 9%English
  • 7%European
  • 4%Polish
  • 4%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3362010 or later
  • 1532000 to 2009
  • 901990 to 1999
  • 250Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ORDNANCE PRODUCTS INC (1079 MECHANICS VALLEY ROAD-MECHANICS INDUSTRIAL PK in NORTH EAST, MD)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1988-0638, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1997-0171, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-1994-0256, ICIS-03-1988-0453, ICIS-03-2000-0111,
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: KD1 CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MECHANICS VALLEY ORDINANCE SITE
  • EDGEMERE MATERAILS (284 QUARRY ROAD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (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)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: JULIAN JAMES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EDGEMOOR MATERIALS, EDGEMOOR MATERIALS OF MARYLAND, INC., NORTH EAST HOT MIX COMPANY
  • NORTH EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (200 CECIL AVENUE in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-070504
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CECIL COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MARYLAND MATERIALS - MECHANICS VALLEY QUARRY (264 QUARRY ROAD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MAJOR
    AIR MAJOR ("Best Available" air pollution technologies tracking)
    Business SIC classification: MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED
    Alternative names: MARYLAND MATERIALS, INC., MARYLAND MATERIALS, INC., MARYLAND MATERIALS - MECH VALLEY
  • CECIL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (1 SEAHAWK DR in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: JUNIOR COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES
  • NORTH EAST EVENING HIGH (300 IRISHTOWN RD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-070514
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-071514
    Organizations: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CECIL COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MCDANIEL YACHT BASIN INCORPORATED (15 GRANDVIEW AVENUE in NORTH EAST, 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
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MARINAS
    Alternative names: MCDANIELS YACHT BASIN INC., NORTH EAST YACHT BASIN,INC.
  • CECIL CO SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (900 NORTH EAST RD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-070511
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CECIL COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: CECIL VOCATIONAL CENTER
  • NORTH EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (301 THOMAS AVENUE in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-070506
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CECIL COUNTY (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BAY BOAT WORKS INCORPORATED (145 HANCE POINT ROAD in NORTH EAST, 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: BAY BAOT WORKS INC
  • BAYVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (910 NORTH EAST in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: BAY VIEW ELEMENTARY
  • MORNING CHEER NORTHEAST (60 EAST SANDY COVE ROAD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES NON-MAJOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL CAMPS
    Alternative names: SANDY COVE MINISTRIES
  • NORTH EAST HIGH SCHOOL (IRISHTOWN ROAD in NORTH EAST, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Zip code 21901 marital status for males
Zip code 21901 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 22.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.6%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 10,560. Population change in the 1990s: +1,936 (+18.3%).

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

  • This state: 9,372
  • Northeast: 3,748
  • Midwest: 352
  • South: 4,696
  • West: 681

60% of the 21901 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

90% of the 21901 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in North East, MD (21901)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 465
Here:

19.9%
Maryland:

15.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

3.6%
Maryland:

14.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 122
Here:

20.7%
Maryland:

20.2%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Class of Workers in 2022
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 109,764Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 97,325Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 95,269Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 95,025Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 94,935Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 88,498Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

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

  • NORTH EAST ENTERPRISES LLC (2959 PULASKI HIGHWAY) : $294,324 in 10 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    Contracts for Trailers, Airfield Specialized Trucks and Trailers, Vehicular Cab, Body, and Frame Structural Components by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $88,116; 2003: $24,760; 2004: $181,448; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $95,908 with Army for Trailers. Signed on 2004-05-18. Completion date: 2004-06-04.
    $60,480, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-12. Completion date: 2004-09-17.
    $49,247 with Army for Airfield Specialized Trucks and Trailers. Signed on 2002-09-25. Completion date: 2002-10-30.
    $24,760 with Army for Trailers. Signed on 2003-04-25. Completion date: 2003-05-05.
  • COMPOSITES USA, INC (1 PENINSULA DR; small business) : $235,806 in 8 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment, Plastics Fabricated Materials by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $20,316; 2003: $0; 2004: $120,990; 2005: $94,500; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $99,990 with Army for Antennas, Waveguides, and Related Equipment. Signed on 2004-11-15. Completion date: 2005-02-15.
    $73,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-10. Completion date: 2005-03-24.
    $21,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-02. Completion date: 2005-04-01.
    $10,500, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-10. Completion date: 2004-05-10.
  • MED TRACE INC (927 RED TOAD RD; small business) : $101,662 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Medical Services, Other Housekeeping Services, , Operation of Government-Owned Facilities -- Sewage and Waste Facilities by Air Force, National Institutes of Health, Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $53,249; 2004: $28,495; 2005: $19,918; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $50,660 with Air Force for Other Medical Services. Signed on 2003-10-24. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $19,918 with Air Force for Other Housekeeping Services. Taking place in DE. Signed on 2005-10-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $18,922, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $6,840 with National Institutes of Health for . Signed on 2004-11-30. Effective on 2004-11-22. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • BROTHERHOOD INC (18 MONTGOMERY DR STE 7; small business) : $91,512 in 3 contracts in 2005
    $57,015 with Army for Hazardous Material Spill Containment and Clean-up Equipment and Material. Signed on 2005-08-23. Completion date: 2005-09-23.
    $26,895 with Army for Physical Properties Testing and Inspection. Signed on 2005-06-02. Completion date: 2005-07-29.
    $7,602 with Army for Decontaminating and Impregnating Equipment. Signed on 2005-06-02. Completion date: 2005-06-17.
  • TITAN TECHNOLOGY INC. (4 MILL LANE; small business)
    $40,000 with Army for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2000-04-20. Completion date: 2000-04-24.
  • AREA UTILITIES INC (101 PENINSULA DR; small business)
    $24,520 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Utilities. Signed on 2006-04-05. Completion date: 2007-04-03.
  • GREEN LEAF LANDSCAPE (53 STEEPLE CHASE; small business) : $12,000 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $6,000 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-06-28. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $4,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-06. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $2,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-17. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
  • DUNN INDUSTRIES, LLC (6 PENINSULA DRIVE; small business) : $9,810 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    $5,250 with Army for Truck and Tractor Attachments. Signed on 2004-06-01. Completion date: 2004-07-02.
    $4,560 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Prefabricated and Portable Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-26. Completion date: 2002-10-31.
  • TIMOTHY RYAN KARSCHNER (459 RED TOAD ROAD; small business) : $5,726 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    $10,000 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-09-11. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-25. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-11. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    -$4,274, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-25. Completion date: 2003-12-31.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99 employees: 2 establishments, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (100-249: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, and Wood Panel Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED155$259,926114$233,955777$223,69050$92,1241$2,506,80071$239,6598$47,248
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$317,5259$227,86263$228,2175$135,7920$03$98,5771$75,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$262,73327$168,546254$227,87436$74,2361$84022$191,55415$71,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$251,93314$174,619190$229,96616$205,0220$07$153,8541$62,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$295,2751$114,73045$219,1313$210,5170$03$197,8632$88,030

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.00 , 0309.01, 0309.03, 0309.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$264,23111$275,6782$346,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$289,2168$228,9050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$162,1056$215,4950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$233,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$408,3500$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.00 , 0309.01, 0309.03, 0309.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 21901
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 21901 - 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 fire incidents per year is 156. The highest number of fire incidents - 248 took place in 2008, and the least - 83 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 21901 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.1%), and Outside Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 21901
    • 1,38552.1%Structure Fires
    • 85132.0%Outside Fires
    • 31611.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1054.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 21901, Maryland

Most common first names in zip code 21901 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8078.4 years
John7972.6 years
William6874.3 years
Charles4975.0 years
Robert4866.9 years
James4568.3 years
George3874.4 years
Harry3378.2 years
Helen3280.0 years
Joseph3070.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 21901 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3068.1 years
Smith2974.9 years
Reynolds2575.7 years
Johnson2171.6 years
Miller2171.6 years
Moore1977.1 years
Mckinney1768.3 years
Taylor1775.0 years
Jones1767.6 years
Williams1669.1 years
Businesses in zip code 21901
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Popeyes1
Cinnabon 1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless2Subway1
Dennys1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1UPS2
Dunkin Donuts1Waffle House1
FedEx3Walgreens1
GameStop1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2
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