Zip Code 21742 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHagerstown
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Washington
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:31444
Racial Majority:White 81.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 63.5%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$58069
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69380
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range545 - 1073 ft.
Area50 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.67064300, -77.65599800

Zip Code 21742 Description

Zip Code 21742 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21742 is primarily located in Washington County. The official US Postal Service name for 21742 is HAGERSTOWN, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21742 are contained within or border the city limits of Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD, Paramount-Long Meadow, MD, Robinwood, MD, Mount Aetna, MD, Hagerstown, MD, Leitersburg, MD, Maugansville, MD, and Chewsville, MD. Zip code 21742 is within area code 240 and area code 301. 21742 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21742 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 21742 increased to 31444 from 25053 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21742 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21742 public schools is White. 47.3% of students in 21742 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26446 81.25% 25996 +2%
 Black Or African American 2828 8.69% 2403 +18%
 Hispanic 1582 4.86% 1381 +15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.26% 46 +85%
 Asian 970 2.98% 822 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 24 -100%
 Other Race 56 0% 56 -100%
 Two Or More Races 716 1.96% 716 -11%

Zip Code 21742 Race/Ethnicity

 White 63.5%
 Black Or African American 19%
 Hispanic 7.4%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 7.5%

Zip Code 21742 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3144425053
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households12545
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
47.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
57.1%
Median Household Income$58069
Income Under $50K Per Year41.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year21.10%
21742 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$261188
Average Real Estate Sale Price$177193
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 21742 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21233141516064625543342643
Avg Max Temp (°F)38435364748286857766544364
Avg Precip (In.)2.882.353.273.364.13.653.283.353.643.383.32.7939.34
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
CBSA Type21742
CBSA Population275660
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours