Zip Code 21539 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLonaconing
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Garrett
Secondary County: Allegany
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:2819
Racial Majority:White 96.55%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$37607
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43610
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1844 - 2707 ft.
Area40 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.59964400, -79.01676400

Zip Code 21539 Description

Zip Code 21539 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21539 is primarily located in Garrett County. Portions of 21539 are also located in Allegany County. The official US Postal Service name for 21539 is LONACONING, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21539 are contained within or border the city limits of Lonaconing, MD, Barton, MD, and Midland, MD. Zip code 21539 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21539 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21539 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 21539 decreased to 2819 from 2853 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21539 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21539 public schools is White. 62.4% of students in 21539 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2688 96.55% 2744 -2%
 Black Or African American 66 2.37% 36 +83%
 Hispanic 6 0.22% 12 -50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 3 0.11% 4 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.75% 22 -5%

Zip Code 21539 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.2%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.8%

Zip Code 21539 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population28192853
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households1092
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37607
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
21539 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$147188
Average Real Estate Sale Price$74958
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 ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 21539 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)17192635455358575039312238
Avg Max Temp (°F)33374657677578777060483857
Avg Precip (In.)3.032.643.493.574.183.724.133.683.172.853.112.9540.5
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type21539
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours