Zip Code 21520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAccident
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Garrett
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:2074
Racial Majority:White 97.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$36774
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65840
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2402 - 3540 ft.
Area57 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.62446000, -79.29672800

Zip Code 21520 Description

Zip Code 21520 is located in the state of Maryland in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 21520 is primarily located in Garrett County. The official US Postal Service name for 21520 is ACCIDENT, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21520 are contained within or border the city limits of Accident, MD, . Zip code 21520 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 21520 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21520 is 5.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21520 increased to 2074 from 2048 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21520 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21520 public schools is White. 42.5% of students in 21520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2026 97.36% 2003 +1%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 30 -100%
 Hispanic 30 1.44% 8 +275%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 24 1.15% 4 +500%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 25 0.05% 25 -96%

Zip Code 21520 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 21520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population20742048
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households806
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36774
Income Under $50K Per Year64.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.70%
21520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$213722
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154000
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 21520 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192635455458575039302138
Avg Max Temp (°F)33364657677477766959473756
Avg Precip (In.)3.613.2444.14.764.514.944.044.483.183.673.6448.17
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours