Zip Code 21562 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWesternport
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Allegany
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:3141
Racial Majority:White 99.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.6%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$34543
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45090
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time29.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1375 - 2077 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.49337500, -79.02638000

Zip Code 21562 Description

Zip Code 21562 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21562 is primarily located in Allegany County. The official US Postal Service name for 21562 is WESTERNPORT, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21562 are contained within or border the city limits of Westernport, MD, Keyser, WV, Luke, MD, and Piedmont, WV. Zip code 21562 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21562 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21562 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is higher 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 21562 decreased to 3141 from 3407 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21562 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21562 public schools is White. 69.3% of students in 21562 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2983 99.7% 3087 -3%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1% 17 -82%
 Hispanic 0 0% 11 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.1% 22 -86%

Zip Code 21562 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.6%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 1.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.6%

Zip Code 21562 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population31413407
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households1283
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34543
Income Under $50K Per Year67.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.00%
21562 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$77034
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58000
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 21562 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19202836465559585140322439
Avg Max Temp (°F)35394860697781797261503959
Avg Precip (In.)3.082.523.343.463.523.693.193.732.992.692.32.2136.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type21562
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours