Zip Code 21783 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSmithsburg
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Washington
Secondary County: Frederick
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:9130
Racial Majority:White 93.15%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$57917
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65510
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time33.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range630 - 1650 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.64991500, -77.56030600

Zip Code 21783 Description

Zip Code 21783 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21783 is primarily located in Washington County. Portions of 21783 are also located in Frederick County. The official US Postal Service name for 21783 is SMITHSBURG, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21783 are contained within or border the city limits of Cavetown, MD, Smithsburg, MD, Robinwood, MD, Chewsville, MD, Fort Ritchie, MD, Highfield-Cascade, MD, and Mount Aetna, MD. Zip code 21783 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21783 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21783 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21783 increased to 9130 from 8138 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21783 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21783 public schools is White. 34.3% of students in 21783 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8412 93.15% 8494 -1%
 Black Or African American 112 1.24% 187 -40%
 Hispanic 289 3.2% 264 +9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.07% 16 -63%
 Asian 57 0.63% 54 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 6 0% 6 -100%
 Two Or More Races 109 1.72% 109 +42%

Zip Code 21783 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84%
 Black Or African American 5.7%
 Hispanic 4%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 21783 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population91308138
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households3302
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$57917
Income Under $50K Per Year40.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.60%
21783 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 6David TroneDemocrat
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Maryland Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$228947
Average Real Estate Sale Price$178681
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.0%
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 21 - 31

Zip Code 21783 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233141516064625544352643
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425263738185847766534263
Avg Precip (In.)32.53.563.554.313.93.433.514.053.483.413.141.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
CBSA Type21783
CBSA Population275660
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours