Zip Code 21561 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSwanton
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Garrett
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:2627
Racial Majority:White 96.44%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$47866
Average Adjusted Gross Income$70660
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1719 - 2756 ft.
Area87 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.48926600, -79.20888200

Zip Code 21561 Description

Zip Code 21561 is located in the state of Maryland in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 21561 is primarily located in Garrett County. The official US Postal Service name for 21561 is SWANTON, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21561 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 21561 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 21561 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21561 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 21561 increased to 2627 from 2608 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21561 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21561 public schools is . % of students in 21561 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2466 96.44% 2567 -4%
 Black Or African American 39 1.53% 40 -3%
 Hispanic 31 1.21% 8 +288%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 11 0.43% 5 +120%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.39% 6 +67%

Zip Code 21561 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 21561 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population26272608
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households1081
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47866
Income Under $50K Per Year52.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.80%
21561 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Maryland District 1Andy HarrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$547642
Average Real Estate Sale Price$378044
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 21561 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17182634445357565039302237
Avg Max Temp (°F)34374657677477756959473857
Avg Precip (In.)3.593.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours