Zip Code 21740 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHagerstown
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Washington
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:61859
Racial Majority:White 74.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.8%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$40837
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47930
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range453 - 1404 ft.
Area69 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.63280700, -77.73806600

Zip Code 21740 Description

Zip Code 21740 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21740 is primarily located in Washington County. The official US Postal Service name for 21740 is HAGERSTOWN, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21740 are contained within or border the city limits of Hagerstown, MD, St. James, MD, Wilson-Conococheague, MD, Halfway, MD, Mount Aetna, MD, Maugansville, MD, Funkstown, MD, Robinwood, MD, and Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD. Zip code 21740 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21740 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21740 is 8.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.6% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21740 increased to 61859 from 55496 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21740 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21740 public schools is White. 65.9% of students in 21740 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 46127 74.9% 46933 -2%
 Black Or African American 8865 14.39% 9211 -4%
 Hispanic 3303 5.36% 2801 +18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 73 0.12% 92 -21%
 Asian 865 1.4% 820 +5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.03% 30 -33%
 Other Race 125 0% 125 -100%
 Two Or More Races 1847 3.79% 1847 +26%

Zip Code 21740 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.8%
 Black Or African American 19.8%
 Hispanic 9.4%
 Asian 2.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 10.6%

Zip Code 21740 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population6185955496
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households23317
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
80.0%
Median Household Income$40837
Income Under $50K Per Year60.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.80%
21740 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$182192
Average Real Estate Sale Price$112987
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67a - Northern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 21740 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21233241515964625542342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38435364748287857867544364
Avg Precip (In.)2.862.353.263.334.063.613.263.343.593.353.282.7739.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
CBSA Type21740
CBSA Population275660
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours