Zip Code 21788 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThurmont
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Frederick
Area Code227 / 240 / 301
Current Population:11622
Racial Majority:White 95.04%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$60586
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68010
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range364 - 1453 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.59597300, -77.41709800

Zip Code 21788 Description

Zip Code 21788 is located in the state of Maryland in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 21788 is primarily located in Frederick County. The official US Postal Service name for 21788 is THURMONT, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21788 are contained within or border the city limits of Thurmont, MD, . Zip code 21788 is within area code 301 and area code 240. 21788 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21788 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 21788 increased to 11622 from 11025 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21788 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21788 public schools is White. 29.8% of students in 21788 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 11209 95.04% 11055 +1%
 Black Or African American 106 0.9% 94 +13%
 Hispanic 330 2.8% 222 +49%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.09% 33 -67%
 Asian 21 0.18% 99 -79%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.04% 2 +150%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 114 0.95% 114 -2%

Zip Code 21788 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.9%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 4.7%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 21788 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1162211025
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households4427
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$60586
Income Under $50K Per Year36.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year44.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.70%
21788 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 8Jamie RaskinDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$284316
Average Real Estate Sale Price$189250
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64a - Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21788 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243241515964635644352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425264738083827564534362
Avg Precip (In.)3.462.843.883.694.54.233.643.494.183.543.653.2644.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
CBSA Type21788
CBSA Population5500613
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours