Zip Code 21217 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBaltimore
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Baltimore City
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:37111
Racial Majority:African American 86.48%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 96.7%
Unemployment Rate:8.0%
Median Household Income$24315
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44080
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time34.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range151 - 233 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.31037200, -76.63953200

Zip Code 21217 Description

Zip Code 21217 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 21217 is primarily located in Baltimore City County. The official US Postal Service name for 21217 is BALTIMORE, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21217 are contained within or border the city limits of Baltimore, MD, . Zip code 21217 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21217 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21217 is 8.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21217 decreased to 37111 from 41636 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21217 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 21217 public schools is Black. 91.7% of students in 21217 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3517 8.66% 3487 +1%
 Black Or African American 35121 86.48% 32069 +10%
 Hispanic 464 1.14% 501 -7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 77 0.19% 76 +1%
 Asian 621 1.53% 367 +69%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.01% 6 +0%
 Other Race 50 0.54% 50 +342%
 Two Or More Races 555 1.45% 555 +6%

Zip Code 21217 Race/Ethnicity

 White 1.4%
 Black Or African American 96.7%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 21217 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3711141636
Male Population45.80%
Female Population54.20%
Total Households15222
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$24315
Income Under $50K Per Year76.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.20%
21217 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 7Elijah CummingsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$126935
Average Real Estate Sale Price$67713
Current Unemployment Level 8.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 21217 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293746566570686149403148
Avg Max Temp (°F)43465566768589878069574767
Avg Precip (In.)3.563.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type21217
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours