Zip Code 21502 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCumberland
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Allegany
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:44400
Racial Majority:White 84.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$37875
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51150
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range650 - 1860 ft.
Area98 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.64552100, -78.75286600

Zip Code 21502 Description

Zip Code 21502 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21502 is primarily located in Allegany County. The official US Postal Service name for 21502 is CUMBERLAND, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21502 are contained within or border the city limits of Cumberland, MD, La Vale, MD, Cresaptown-Bel Air, MD, Wiley Ford, WV, Carpendale, WV, and Ridgeley, WV. Zip code 21502 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21502 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21502 is 7.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% 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 21502 increased to 44400 from 44053 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21502 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21502 public schools is White. 58.8% of students in 21502 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 36732 84.35% 37653 -2%
 Black Or African American 4642 10.66% 4735 -2%
 Hispanic 908 2.09% 753 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.17% 63 +17%
 Asian 351 0.81% 351 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.04% 18 +6%
 Other Race 46 0.05% 46 -52%
 Two Or More Races 781 1.83% 781 +2%

Zip Code 21502 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.7%
 Black Or African American 4.6%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 6%

Zip Code 21502 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4440044053
Male Population53.50%
Female Population46.50%
Total Households17115
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37875
Income Under $50K Per Year62.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.90%
21502 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Maryland District 1Andy HarrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$138875
Average Real Estate Sale Price$87065
Current Unemployment Level 7.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67c - Northern Sandstone Ridges
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21502 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20223038475660595240322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435264748286837766534263
Avg Precip (In.)2.862.433.313.213.963.243.533.513.242.722.922.6437.56
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type21502
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours