Zip Code 21701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFrederick
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Frederick
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Alternate Zip Code NamesLEWISTOWN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHOOD COLLEGE
Current Population:35293
Racial Majority:White 75.34%
Public School Racial Majority:White 53.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$65215
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80710
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time30.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range276 - 568 ft.
Area39 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.44710600, -77.33776800

Zip Code 21701 Description

Zip Code 21701 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21701 is primarily located in Frederick County. The official US Postal Service name for 21701 is FREDERICK, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21701 are contained within or border the city limits of Frederick, MD, Linganore-Bartonsville, MD, and Discovery-Spring Garden, MD. Zip code 21701 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 21701 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21701 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21701 increased to 35293 from 32261 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21701 public schools is White. 34.7% of students in 21701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 27523 75.34% 27193 +1%
 Black Or African American 3816 10.45% 4075 -6%
 Hispanic 2663 7.29% 2012 +32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 200 0.55% 89 +125%
 Asian 1421 3.89% 980 +45%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 63 0.36% 63 +106%
 Two Or More Races 874 2.13% 874 -11%

Zip Code 21701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 53.5%
 Black Or African American 19%
 Hispanic 16.3%
 Asian 4.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 5.7%

Zip Code 21701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3529332261
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households14608
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$65215
Income Under $50K Per Year36.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year27.70%
21701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$332219
Average Real Estate Sale Price$237871
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64d - Piedmont Limestone/Dolomite Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 21701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273443536266655846372945
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455567768488867968564666
Avg Precip (In.)3.342.693.753.434.493.983.713.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type21701
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours