Zip Code 21043 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEllicott City
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Secondary County: Baltimore
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Alternate Zip Code NamesDANIELS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesELLICOTT
Current Population:42246
Racial Majority:White 53.52%
Public School Racial Majority:White 48.7%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$87365
Average Adjusted Gross Income$111530
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time28 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range292 - 387 ft.
Area17 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.25768300, -76.79726700

Zip Code 21043 Description

Zip Code 21043 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 21043 is primarily located in Howard County. Portions of 21043 are also located in Baltimore County. The official US Postal Service name for 21043 is ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21043 are contained within or border the city limits of Ellicott City, MD, Catonsville, MD, Elkridge, MD, Woodlawn, MD, and Columbia, MD. Zip code 21043 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21043 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21043 is 4.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21043 increased to 42246 from 31694 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21043 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21043 public schools is White. 12.9% of students in 21043 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22896 53.52% 24616 -7%
 Black Or African American 5378 12.57% 4771 +13%
 Hispanic 2121 4.96% 1756 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 112 0.26% 78 +44%
 Asian 11018 25.75% 9788 +13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 23 -100%
 Other Race 89 0.17% 89 -17%
 Two Or More Races 1125 2.77% 1125 +5%

Zip Code 21043 Race/Ethnicity

 White 48.7%
 Black Or African American 15.1%
 Hispanic 6.7%
 Asian 23.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 21043 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4224631694
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households15622
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$87365
Income Under $50K Per Year24.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year43.90%
21043 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 7Elijah CummingsDemocrat
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$443108
Average Real Estate Sale Price$434486
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21043 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263342526166645745362844
Avg Max Temp (°F)42455566758388867968564666
Avg Precip (In.)3.5434.143.374.553.763.983.84.163.453.563.544.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type21043
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours