Zip Code 21738 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGlenwood
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:3268
Racial Majority:White 83.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 81.1%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$141614
Average Adjusted Gross Income$186530
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time37.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range489 - 561 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.28089905, -77.02649689

Zip Code 21738 Description

Zip Code 21738 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 21738 is primarily located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 21738 is GLENWOOD, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21738 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 21738 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21738 can be classified socioeconically as a Upper Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21738 is 6.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21738 increased to 3268 from 2761 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21738 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21738 public schools is White. 4.4% of students in 21738 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2891 83.8% 2852 +1%
 Black Or African American 27 0.78% 125 -78%
 Hispanic 0 0% 83 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 452 13.1% 144 +214%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 60 2.32% 60 +33%

Zip Code 21738 Race/Ethnicity

 White 81.1%
 Black Or African American 5.2%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 6.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 21738 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population32682761
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households1023
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$141614
Income Under $50K Per Year6.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year69.30%
21738 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 7Elijah CummingsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$1022548
Average Real Estate Sale Price$598395
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21738 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253241516064635644352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445465748286857867554565
Avg Precip (In.)3.432.984.143.44.623.923.913.544.13.533.563.4244.53
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type21738
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 21738
Glenelg High SchoolHoward
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 21738
Folly Quarter Middle SchoolHoward
Glenwood Middle SchoolHoward
List of Elementary Schools in Zipcode 21738
Bushy Park Elementary SchoolHoward