Zip Code 21044 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameColumbia
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:41704
Racial Majority:White 52.84%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 35.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$88994
Average Adjusted Gross Income$99680
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time31.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range354 - 404 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.21082300, -76.88543500

Zip Code 21044 Description

Zip Code 21044 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 21044 is primarily located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 21044 is COLUMBIA, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21044 are contained within or border the city limits of Columbia, MD, Ellicott City, MD, . Zip code 21044 is within area code 443, area code 410 and area code 301. 21044 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21044 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 21044 increased to 41704 from 40251 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21044 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21044 public schools is Black. 30.1% of students in 21044 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22199 52.84% 22297 +-0%
 Black Or African American 10467 24.91% 10363 +1%
 Hispanic 3338 7.95% 2844 +17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 142 0.34% 87 +63%
 Asian 4424 10.53% 4430 +-0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 84 0.2% 23 +265%
 Other Race 123 0.3% 123 +3%
 Two Or More Races 1537 2.93% 1537 -20%

Zip Code 21044 Race/Ethnicity

 White 35%
 Black Or African American 35.2%
 Hispanic 11.9%
 Asian 10%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 7.4%

Zip Code 21044 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4170440251
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households17490
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$88994
Income Under $50K Per Year23.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year44.70%
21044 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 7Elijah CummingsDemocrat
Maryland District 3John SarbanesDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$365988
Average Real Estate Sale Price$393326
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21044 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341516065645644352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455566758387867968564666
Avg Precip (In.)3.462.984.113.394.643.813.993.74.173.523.633.4544.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type21044
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours